Friday 17 November 1944
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Danny Devito and Rem Koolhaas.
The Thin Man Goes Home, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
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- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Danny Devito
- Rem Koolhaas: Dutch architect and academic designed the Seattle Central Library.
- Stephanie Clement: American pro astrologer with a pragmatic approach.
- Gene Clark: American musician, vocalist and guitar and tambourine player beginning with the "New Christy Minstrels.
- Tom Seaver: American professional baseball player known as "Tom Terrific" with the New York Mets who led them from ninth place in 1968 to first place in 1969.
- Malcolm Gray Bruce
- Roberta Collins
- Malcolm Bruce: English-Scottish journalist academic and politician.
- Lorne Michaels: Canadian-American screenwriter and producer created Saturday Night Live.
- Eugene Clarke: Tipton, Missouri -- Rock guitarist.
- Danny De Vito in Neptune: New Jersey, USA; actor (Taxi, Ruthless People, Twins).
- Danny De Vito: American 5 ft tall actor and director.
- John Mack: American businessman, Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley since June 30, 2005.
- Danny DeVito: American actor.
- Jim Boeheim: American basketball player and coach.
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