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In the year 1917

608 Notable birthdays

John F. Kennedy

President of the united states from 1961 to 1963.

Born May 29th, 1917 in Brookline. [ref]

Died November 22nd, 1963 at 46 years old in Parkland Memorial Hospital (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Indira Gandhi

Prime minister of india, 1966–77 and 1980–84.

Born November 19th, 1917 in Allahabad. [ref]

Died October 31st, 1984 at 66 years old in New Delhi (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Dean Martin

American singer, actor, comedian and film producer (1917-1995).

Born June 7th, 1917 in Steubenville. [ref]

Died December 25th, 1995 at 78 years old in Beverly Hills (pulmonary emphysema, small cell carcinoma). [ref]

Desi Arnaz

Cuban-born american musician, actor and television producer (1917-1986).

Born March 2nd, 1917 in Santiago de Cuba.

Died December 2nd, 1986 at 69 years old in Del Mar (lung cancer).

M. G. Ramachandran

Film actor, chief minister of tamil nadu (1917-1987).

Born January 17th, 1917 in Kandy.

Died December 29th, 1987 at 70 years old in Chennai.

Ferdinand Marcos

President of the philippines from 1965 to 1986.

Born September 11th, 1917 in Sarrat. [ref]

Died September 28th, 1989 at 72 years old in Honolulu (kidney failure). [ref]

Robert Mitchum

American actor (1917-1997).

Born August 6th, 1917 in Bridgeport. [ref]

Died July 1st, 1997 at 79 years old in Santa Barbara (lung cancer). [ref]

Jack Kirby

American comic book artist, writer and editor.

Born August 28th, 1917 in New York City. [ref]

Died February 6th, 1994 at 76 years old in Thousand Oaks (heart failure). [ref]

Louis Zamperini

Italian-american middle distance runner and world war ii veteran.

Born January 26th, 1917 in Olean. [ref]

Died July 6th, 2014 at 97 years old in Los Angeles (pneumonia). [ref]

Ernest Borgnine

American actor (1917-2012).

Born January 24th, 1917 in Hamden. [ref]

Died July 8th, 2012 at 95 years old in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (kidney failure). [ref]

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