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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jan 15, 2020 at 08:02 PM
Hello people,

we have fifteen (15) birthdays on this date.six singers,an actor,six actresses,
a socialite and a retired professional baketball player.
Let's start with the singers.

1) Born on Sunday,February 17,1991 in Halifax,United Kingdom 1s an English singer,
songwriter,guitarist and record producer.He had the #1 single for the entire year
of 2017 in the USA,UK,Canada,Australia and New Zealand.The song spent 12 weeks at
#1 on the US Billboard Hot 100,16 weeks at #1 on the Canadian Billboard Hot 100 and 14 weeks at #1 in the UK (OCC chart)

2) Born on Friday,February 17,1922 in Richmond,Virginia,U.S.A.
(Died:October 22,1969 in Henrico County,Richmond,Virginia,U.S.A.) was a singer and
songwriter.He is best known for a song that spent 6 weeks at #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and was the song that Cash Box Magazine ranked as the #2 song for the entire year of 1958 on the magazine's year-end chart.

3) Born on Saturday,February 17,1940 in Hartford,Connecticut,U.S.A.
(Died:April 5,2006 in Cardiff,United Kingdom) He was a singer-songwriter,musician
and sound engineer.He charted 16 Top 40 hits in the United States,four in the
Top 10.In the United Kingdom he had 22 Top 40 hits,and 11 singles in the Top Ten.He is best known for a song that peaked at #2 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and was the song that Music Vendor Magazine ranked as the #47 song for the entire year of 1962 on the magazine's year-end chart.

4) Born on Sunday,February 17,1946 in Chicago 1s a rock and pop singer.She is best
known for her 1959 song.The song debuted at #96 on the Billboard Hot 100 when she
was one day short of 13 years old,and eventually the song peaked at #3.

5) Born on Thursday,February 17,1972 in Oakland,California,USA 1s a singer,
songwriter,musician,record producer,playwright and actor.He serves as the lead
vocalist,primary songwriter and lead guitarist of a very popular punk rock band he
co-founded with Mike Dirnt.The band has had three #1 albums on the US Billboard 200.

6) Born on Tuesday,February 17,1925 in Indianapolis,Indiana,USA
(Died: April 28,2020 in Newark,New Jersey,USA) 1s a rock and roll and rhythm and
blues singer,best known for a song that spent 7 weeks at #1 on the US Billboard Hot
100 and was the song that Billboard ranked as the #1 song for the entire year of 1961
on the magazine's year-end chart.

  7) Born on Saturday,February 17,1962 at a U.S. Naval Base in Subic Bay,Philippines
1s a a Filipino-American actor and film director.His breakthrough came when he
starred as Ritchie Valens in the biographical drama film "La Bamba".For the Academy Award-nominated "Stand And Deliver",he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and won an Independent Spirit Award.

8) Born on Wednesday,February 17,1971 in Downers Grove,Illinois,USA 1s an actress
and former fashion model.She has appeared in numerous films,including "Starship
Troopers" (1997),"Wild Things" (1998),"Drop Dead Gorgeous"(1999),"The World Is Not
Enough"(1999) as Bond girl Christmas Jones,"Valentine" (2001), and "Undercover
Brother" (2002).

Denise Richards

9) Born on Wednesday,February 17,1954 in Burbank,California,USA is an actress,
producer and former model.She began her career in the 1970s as a fashion model
appearing on several magazine covers including Vogue and Cosmopolitan.She made her
film debut in the 1989 comedy film "Major League".Later,she starred in a number of
thrillers and action movies throughout the 1990s,including "Mr. Destiny" (1990) and
"One Good Cop" (1991).In the 1990s, she played in "Lethal Weapon 3" (1992),"In the
Line of Fire"(1993),"Outbreak"(1995),"Get Shorty" (1995),"Tin Cup" (1996),"Ransom"
(1996),"Lethal Weapon 4"(1998),"The Thomas Crown Affair" (1999), and
"The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle" (2000).

Rene Russo

10) Born on Monday,February 17,1969 in New Orleans is a model and actress.She and
her siblings were raised by their mother after her father left when she was only
ten.She attended Germantown High School in Germantown,Tennessee;she was named
"Class Beauty" in her senior year.She was a political science major at Memphis
State University.She auditioned for Playboy's 40th Anniversary Playmate Search and
was chosen to be the Playmate of the Month in the July,1994 issue of the famous
men's magazine.She appeared as herself in several "Playboy" videos.Moreover,She
also did some acting:she not only made guest appearances on episodes of the TV
series Renegade (1992),The Naked Truth (1995),Dream On (1990) and Almost Perfect
(1995),but also acted in such movies as Dumb and Dumber (1994),Life 101 (1995) and
T.N.T. (1997).She now works for UCLA as a coordinator and instructor of mathematics
professorial department institutes for elementary school teachers in the
Los Angeles Unified Field District.

Traci Adell

11) Born on Monday,February 17,1986 in Ystad,Sweden is a model and actress.She is
the Playboy Playmate of the Month for January 2008.She is also an actress,known for
her appearances in "Beach Goers Exposed"(2007) and "Howard Stern on Demand" (2008).

Sandra Nilsson

12) Born on Monday,February 17,1958 in London is a former Playboy model,singer and
an actress.She was born in London but subsequently lived in Scotland,France,Hawaii,
Cambodia and Thailand.One career highlight was composing "Slow Love", a song
featured on Prince's seminal Sign O' The Times.Her first feature film was in the
1981 horror film "Piranha II:The Spawning".Later on in the 1980s,she appeared in the
1984 comedy film "The Flamingo Kid", her most well known film role came in 1987 as
Roxie Shield in the cult comedy film "Mannequin".She would also appear in the 1990s
films such as the 1990 comedy film "The Shrimp on the Barbie",in the 1991 comedy
film "If Looks Could Kill" and also that year would appear in "The Rapture".She made
some guest appearances in television shows such as The "A-Team","Star Trek:Voyager,
Sex and The City" and Angel.She was Penthouse Pet of the Month in January 1980 as
Tamara Kapitas.

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Carole Davis

13) Born on Monday,February 17,1947 in Kingman,Arizona,USA is a former Playboy model
and an actress.Because her father was an officer in the United States Air Force,she
grew up all over the world in such places as Japan,Germany,Panama,Arizona,Montana,
Florida and Hawaii before her family finally settled down in California.She attended
Catholic schools as a kid and later attended Balboa College in Panama.She worked as
the assistant director and emcee for the Miss California Bikini Pageant at the California
State Fair and was Miss Sacramento in the Miss California World beauty pageant.Moreover,
she was Miss Wrestling on the local Sacramento TV show "Big Time Wrestling" for three
years.She was the Playmate of the Month in the January,1973 issue of "Playboy." She
was involved with "Playboy" for ten years; she worked for the company as a vice
president.Her sole foray into film acting was a part in the low-budget exploitation
action feature "Stacey." She did a follow-up nude pictorial called "Playmates Forever!"
for the December, 1979 issue of "Playboy." In 1985 she and former Playboy Bunny
Brenda MacKillop testified against "Playboy" before the Attorney General's Commision
on Pornography.This caused a rift between her and "Playboy" publisher Hugh Hefner that
wasn't resolved for ten years.She now lives in El Dorado Hills,California;she works
as an agent for Prudential California Realty and writes a column that's printed in
three publications.
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Miki Garcia
13) Born on Tuesday,February 17,1981 in New York City is a businesswoman,socialite,
television and media personality,singer,and DJ.She is the great-granddaughter of
the founder of Hilton Hotels.
She has parlayed her media fame into perfumes and a fashion line with her
endorsement;her fragrances have earned $1.5 billion.Currently she has three
apartment complexes and 44 of her stores worldwide, with products including
perfumes,handbags,watches and footwear.She earns over $10 million a year from
product sales.Her perfume products alone have brought in over $2.5 billion in
revenue,the second largest celebrity fragrance of all time behind Hollywood actress
Liz Taylor,and, as of 2005,was paid about $300,000 for appearances in clubs and

Paris Hilton

15) Born on Sunday,February 17,1963 in New York City is a retired American
professional basketball player,businessman,and principal owner and chairman of the
Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association.
He played 15 seasons in the NBA for the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards.His
biography on the NBA website states: "By acclamation,Jordan is the greatest
basketball player of all time."He was one of the most effectively marketed athletes
of his generation and was considered instrumental in popularizing the NBA around
the world in the 1980s and 1990s.
He holds the NBA records for highest career regular season scoring average
(30.12 points per game) and highest career playoff scoring average (33.45 points
per game).In 1999,he was named the greatest North American athlete of the 20th
century by ESPN and was second to Babe Ruth on the Associated Press's list of
athletes of the century.He is a two-time inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame,
having been enshrined in 2009 for his individual career,and again in 2010 as part
of the group induction of the 1992 United States men's Olympic basketball team
("The Dream Team"). He became a member of the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2015.

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