Happy June 17th Birthday!

If you were born on June 17, you share a birthday with these famous people:

peter lupus 85, peter lupus 1964, stage name rock stevens, 1960s television shows, mission impossible, willy armitage, body builder, mr hercules, 1960s movies, muscle beach party, hercules and the tyrants of babylon, challenge of the gladiator, goliath at the conquest of damascus, 1980s tv series, recurring as norberg, police squad, playgirl centrefold, senior weight lifter, octogenarian, septuagenarian, senior citizen, celebrity birthday, famous people birthdays, june 17 birthday, born june 17 1932Peter Lupus is 85

American body builder (Mr. Hercules) and character actor on TV (Mission: Impossible; Police Squad!) and movies (Muscle Beach Party; Hercules and the Tyrants of Babylon; Challenge of the Gladiator) (born June 17, 1937). (Peter Lupus 1964 Hercules and the Tyrants of Babylon Screenshot)

William Lucking is 76

American septuagenarian senior citizen, character actor on stage, TV (Sons of Anarchy; Days of Our Lives), and movies (The Magnificent Seven Ride!; Oklahoma Crude; Erin Brokovich; Stripes), born June 17, 1941.

barry manilow 74, barry manilow 1975 photo, american singer, songwriter, 1970s hit singles, mandy, its a miracle, could it be magic, i write the songs, looks like we made it, cant smile without you, copacabana, at the copa, ready to take a chance again, 1980s hit songs, the old songs, oh julie, read em and weep, music producer, septuagenarian, senior citizen, celebrity birthday, famous people birthdays, june 17 birthday, born june 17 1943Barry Manilow is 74 (nee Barry Pincus)

Emmy, Tony, and Grammy Award-winning American music producer and singer-songwriter (Mandy; Copacbana; Can’t Smile Without You; Looks Like We Made It; I Write the Songs), and septuagenarian senior citizen born June 17, 1943. (Barry Manilow 1975 Photo: William Morris Agency | Wikimedia)

eddy merckx 72, eddy merckx 1975 photo, nee eduard merckx, belgium bike racer, professional bicycle racer, bike road races, bike track races, tour de france winner, septuagenarian, senior citizen, celebrity birthday, famous people birthdays, june 17 birthday, born june 17 1945Eddy Merckx is 72 (nee Édouard Louis Joseph Merckx)

Retired Belgium professional bicycle racer, 5-time winner of the Tour de France, owner of the Eddy Merckx Cycles chain, and septuagenarian senior citizen born June 17, 1945. (Eddy Merckx 1975 Photo: Bert Verhoeff, Anefo / Nationaal Archief | Flickr NKCR)

tony roche 73, tony roche 1969 photo, australian tennis player, tennis pro, 1966 grand slam winner, tennis coach, ivan lendl, patrick rafter, roger federer, septuagenarian, senior citizen, celebrity birthday, famous people birthdays, june 17 birthday, born june 17 1945Tony Roche is 73

Australian septuagenarian senior citizen, retired professional singles and doubles tennis player, winner of the 1966 Grand Slam, and tennis coach of Ivan Lendl, Patrick Rafter, & Roger Federer, born June 17, 1945. (Tony Roche 1969 Photo: Eric Koch, Anefo / Nationaal Archief | Wikimedia CC 3.0)  

joe piscopo 66, joe piscopo 2009 photo, american comedian, actor, sketch comedy, saturday night live, 1980s movies, johnny dangerously, wise guys, dead heat, 1990s movies, sidekicks, senior citizen, celebrity birthday, famous people birthdays, june 17 birthday, born june 17 1951Joe Piscopo is 66

American comedian, actor on TV (Saturday Night Live) and in movies (Johnny Dangerously; Wise Guys; Dead Heat; Sidekicks), and nationally syndicated radio host (Piscopo in The Morningborn June 17, 1951. (Joe Piscopo 2009 Photo: Phil Konstantin | Wikimedia Public Domain

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Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on June 17, 2017!

And remembering

james shigeta 1961, japanese american singer, actor, 1950s movies, the crimson kimono, 1960s movies, walk like a dragon, cry for happy, bridge to the sun, flower drum song, paradise hawaiian style, elvis presley movies, the hardy boys the mystery of the chinese junk, 1960s television series, medical center, doctor osaka, 1970s movies, lost horizon, the yakuza, 1970s guest star, tv shows, the streets of san francisco, tv mini series, arthur haileys the moneychangers, wizard wong, once an eagle, lin tso han, 1980s movies, die hard, midnight man, drive, mulan, 1990s tv series, beverly hills 90210, ben sosna, octogenarian, septuagenarian, senior citizen, celebrity birthday, famous people birthdays, june 17 birthday, born june 17 1929, died july 28 2014, celebrity deathsJames Shigeta

Japanese-American singer and actor on stage, TV (Medical Center; Once an Eagle), and movies (Flower Drum Song; Die Hard; Paradise, Hawaiian Style; Mulan; The Crimson Kimono; Bridge to the Sun) (born June 17, 1929 – died July 28, 2014; age 85) James Shigeta’s cause of death is unknown.  (James Shigeta 1961 Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)

ralph bellamy 1967, american actor, 1930s movies, rebecca of sunnybrook farm, wild girl, below the sea, ace of aces, one is guilty, eight bells, air hawks, dangerous intrigue, it cant last forever, the awful truth, his girl friday, 1940s movies, ellery queen master detective, ellery queen movies, 1940s tv shows, 1950s television series, man against crime, mike barnett, 1960s movies, sunrise at campobello, 1960s tv series, the eleventh hour, dr l richard starke, the survivors, baylor carlyle, 1970s television shows, the most deadly game, ethan arcane, 1970s movies, cancel my reservation, 1970s mini series, arthur haileys the moneychangers, jerome patterton, once an eagle, ed caldwell, hunter, harold baker, 1980s television miniseries, the winds of war, president franklin delano roosevelt, 1980s movies, trading places, war and remembrance, 1990s movies, pretty woman, octogenarian, septuagenarian, senior citizen, celebrity birthday, famous people birthdays, june 17 birthday, born june 17 1904, died november 29 1991, celebrity deathsRalph Bellamy

American actor on stage, TV (Man Against Crime; The Eleventh Hour; The Survivors; The Most Deadly Game; Hunter), & movies (The Awful Truth; Ellery Queen movies; Sunrise at Campobello) (born June 17, 1904 – died Nov. 29, 1991; age 87). Ralph Bellamy’s cause of death was a lung illness. (Ralph Bellamy 1967 12 O’Clock High Screenshot: Series in Public Domain

frank sully 1941, american character actor, movie extra, 1930s movies, gentle julia, life begins at college, hold that coed, some like it hot, 1940s movies, the grapes of wrath, the doctor takes a wife, escape to glory, lets go collegiate,yesterdays heroes, sleepytime gal, boston blackies rendezvous, along came jones, the phantom thief, boston blackie movies, blondie movies, 1950s movies, a merry mix up, 1960s television series, the virginian, danny the bartender, senior citizen, celebrity birthday, famous people birthdays, june 17 birthday, born june 17 1908, died december 17 1975, celebrity deathsFrank Sully

Prolific American character actor in movies (A Merry Mix Up; The Grapes of Wrath; Let’s Go Collegiate; Boston Blackie movies; Blondie movies) and on TV (The Virginian) (born June 17, 1908 – died Dec. 17, 1975; age 67). Frank Sully’s cause of death is unknown. (Frank Sully 1941 Let’s Go Collegiate Screenshot: Wikimedia | Public Domain)

carl van vechten 1934, american modern dance critic, music critic, the new york times, novelist, nigger heaven, celebrity photographer, pearl bailey, tallulah bankhead, truman capote, christopher plummer, vincent price, octogenarian, septuagenarian, senior citizen, celebrity birthday, famous people birthdays, june 17 birthday, born june 17 1880, died december 21 1964, celebrity deathsCarl Van Vechten

American modern dance and music critic (New York Times), novelist, and celebrity photographer (Pearl Bailey; Tallulah Bankhead; Truman Capote; Christopher Plummer; Vincent Price) (born June 17, 1880 – died Dec. 21, 1964; age 84). Cause of death for Carl Van Vechten is unknown. (Carl Van Vechten 1934 Photo: Carl Van Vechten | Wikimedia / Public Domain)

tommy burns 1912, nee noah brusso, canadian boxer, canadian boxing hall of fame, international boxing hall of fame, professional boxer, 1906 world heavyweight boxing champion, septuagenarian, senior citizen, celebrity birthday, famous people birthdays, june 17 birthday, born june 17 1881, died may 10 1955, celebrity deathsTommy Burns (nee Noah Brusso)

Canadian and International Boxing Hall of Famer, World Heavyweight Boxing Champion 1906-1908 (born June 17, 1881 – died May 10 1955; age 73). Cause of death for Tommy Burns was a heart attack. (Tommy Burns 1912 Photo: Library and Archives Canada | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain

igor stravinsky 1903, russian american composer, neo classical music, ballet music, fireworks, the firebird, petrushka, rite of spring, symphony in c, octogenarian, septuagenarian, senior citizen, celebrity birthday, famous people birthdays, june 17 birthday, born june 17 1882, died april 6 1971, celebrity deathsIgor Stravinsky

Russian-American conductor, pianist, and music composer (Fireworks; The Firebird; Petrushka; Rite of Spring; Symphony in C) (born June 17, 1882 – died Apr. 6, 1971; age 88). Cause of death for Igor Stravinsky was heart failure. (Igor Stravinsky 1903 Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)

Sammy Fain

Songwriters Hall of Fame and Academy Award-winning American music composer (Love is a Many Splendored Thing; Secret Love; Wagon Train theme) (born June 17, 1902 – died Dec. 6, 1989; age 87). Sammy Fain’s cause of death is unknown.  

Ruth Graves Wakefield

American chef, co-owner of the Whitman, Massachusetts Toll House Inn, inventor of the Toll House chocolate chip cookie, and author of the best-selling cookbook Toll House Tried and True Recipes, (born June 17, 1903 – died Jan. 10, 1977; age 73). Cause of death for Ruth Wakefield is unknown. 

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