February 17 Birthdays

Paris Hilton
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Author Profession: US heiress
Born: 1981-02-27
Died: —

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Paris Hilton

I went to Wal-Mart for the first time. I always thought they sold wallpaper.
Jerry O'Connell
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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1974-02-17
Died: —

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Jerry O'Connell

Theres no better feeling than making your little girls laugh.
Rene Russo
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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1954-02-17
Died: —

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Rene Russo

I wanted Raging Bull. I wanted Casino. I got Rocky and Bullwinkle. But that's OK, because I still get to tell people I've worked with Robert DeNiro.
Michael Jordan
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Author Profession: US basketball player
Born: 1963-02-17
Died: —

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Michael Jordan

Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.
Lou Diamond Phillips
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Author Profession: Filipino actor
Born: 1962-02-17
Died: —

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Lou Diamond Phillips

The only power an actor has is the ability to say: 'No.'
Denise Richards
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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1971-02-17
Died: —

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Denise Richards

Doing love scenes is always awkward. I mean, it's just not a normal thing to go to work and lay in bed with your co-worker.
Billie Joe Armstrong
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Author Profession: US singer, guitarist, songwriter (Green Day)
Born: 1972-02-17
Died: —

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Billie Joe Armstrong

A guy walks up to me and asks 'What's Punk?'. So I kick over a garbage can and say 'That's punk!'. So he kicks over the garbage can and says 'That's punk?', and I say 'No, that's trendy!'
Ahna O'Reilly
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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1985-02-17
Died: —

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Ahna O'Reilly

I could probably do a documentary on acting classes, Ive taken so many.
Brooke D'Orsay
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Author Profession: Canadian Actress
Born: 1982-02-17
Died: —

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Brooke D'Orsay

Even if I have only 15 minutes, I knock out some toning moves or get in a burst of cardio.
Edgar Quinet
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Author Profession: French Historian
Born: 1803-02-17
Died: 1875-03-27

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Edgar Quinet

Time is the fairest and toughest judge.
Isabelle Eberhardt
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Author Profession: English Explorer
Born: 1877-02-17
Died: 1904-10-21

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Isabelle Eberhardt

A nomad I will remain for life, in love with distant and uncharted places.
Larry the Cable Guy
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Author Profession: US Comedian
Born: 1963-02-17
Died: —

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Larry the Cable Guy

Were homebodies. Ive gotten to see my kids first steps, first smiles, first words. Every day is a weekend.
Marian Anderson
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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1902-02-17
Died: 1993-08-08

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Marian Anderson

You lose a lot of time, hating people.
Mo Yan
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Author Profession: Chinese Novelist
Born: 1955-02-17
Died: —

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Mo Yan

A writer should express criticism and indignation at the dark side of society and the ugliness of human nature, but we should not use one uniform expression.
Richard Karn
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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1956-02-17
Died: —

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Richard Karn

When you lead a normal life, you arent aware of how you affect people.
Rick Majerus
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Author Profession: US Coach
Born: 1948-02-17
Died: 2012-12-01

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Rick Majerus

Look, I havent had hardly any bad luck. I never look at it that way.
Chaim Potok
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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction edit data American author and rabbi.
Born: 1929-02-17
Died: 0202-07-23

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Chaim Potok

I've begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own. Chaim Potok, The Chosen
Dorothy Canfield Fisher
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Author Profession: US writer
Born: 1879-02-17
Died: 1958-11-09

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Dorothy Canfield Fisher

One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young.
Ronald Knox
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Author Profession: English writer, theologian
Born: 1888-02-17
Died: 1957-08-24

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Ronald Knox

A good sermon should be like a woman's skirt: short enough to arouse interest but long enough to cover the essentials.
Sir Alan Bates
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Author Profession: English actor
Born: 1934-02-17
Died: 2003-12-27

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Sir Alan Bates

Of course, you start with dreams of being a star. You want recognition, public recognition. And why not? You're doing public work.
Barry Humphries
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Author Profession: Australian writer, actor
Born: 1934-02-17
Died: —

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Barry Humphries

To live in Australia permanently is rather like going to a party and dancing all night with one's mother.

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