August 17th Facts, Fun Trivia and History
August 17th History Highlights
August 17th is…
Black Cat Appreciation Day
I Love My Feet Day!
Massachusetts DayNonprofit Day
Thrift Shop Day
Vanilla Custard Day
August 17th Birthday Quotes
” There is nothing worse than having your personal problems become somebody else’s entertainment.”
” Remember these words when I am dead. First, be sure you’re right, then go ahead.”
” You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
“Stressed about things I shouldn’t even be stressing about.”
” Life’s too short to be a Go-Go for twenty years.”
” Time goes on. So whatever you’re going to do, do it. Do it now. Don’t wait.”
August 17th Birthdays
1786 – Davy Crockett, American soldier, and politician (died in 1836)
1893 – Mae West, American comedic actress (died in 1980)
1909 – Larry Clinton, American trumpet player, and bandleader (died in 1985)
1919 – Georgia Gibbs, American singer (died in 2006)
1920 – Maureen O’Hara, Irish-American actress (died in 2015)
1943 – Robert De Niro, American actor
1945 – Rachel Pollack, American comic book author, and poet
1958 – Belinda Carlisle, American singer, The Go-Gos
1960 – Sean Penn, American actor
1982 – Mark Salling, American actor (died in 2018)
2000 – Lil Pump, American rapper and songwriter
August 17th History
August 17, 19** Birthday (fictional) Lois Lane, DC Comics
Today’s Random Trivia and Shower Thoughts
A group of Goldfinches is called a Charm.
Robby the Robot starred in films such as Forbidden Planet and television’s The Addams Family
Alan’s Law of Research: The theory is supported as long as the funds are.
Olivia Newton-John was sewn into the leather trousers she wears in the last scene of Grease.
Q: What do you give to a sick lemon? A: Lemon aid!
When mopping the floor, use very hot water. It evaporates and dries quicker. #LifeProTip
A group of Hedgehogs is called an Array.
The Scary Statistic: Falling Down odds: 1-in-246
What to do: Stay in a chair, or lie on the ground.
The first mainstream album in history to be recorded & mixed digitally and released in CD format was ‘The Visitors’ by ABBA
The biggest film of 1945: The Bells of St. Mary’s (Drama) earned ~ $21,000,000
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