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- Warren Buffett
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- What TV Show Has the Best Theme Song?
- John Noble: The Addams Family
- Mike Wills: Deadliest Catch
- Rob Riehl: Airwolf
- Joel Harper: SWAT
- Doug Schulze: A-Team
- Jack Mangan: Doctor Who, Barney Miller, Knight Rider
- Tee Morris: Star Trek
- Dan Shaurette: Highlander
- Thomas Hausmann: Hawaii Five-O or Mission Impossible
- Jonathan Strickland: Peter Gunn
- Gary Lindros: A-Team
- Krazy Joe: WKRP
- Diana Lewis Mission Impossible was the best, but Andy Griffith was the catchiest.
- Justin Diehl: Night Court
- JT Shea: Bonanza or Lone Ranger
- Rob Riehl: Original Battlestar Galactica
- Martin DeFant Ground Forces from England featuring the Black Dyke Brass Band!
- Liisa Tomasi: The Andy Griffith Show
- CJ: Bosom Buddies
On This Day In History for January 17, 2018
This is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 348 days remaining in 2018.
- It was on this date in 1773, that Captain James Cook commands the first expedition to sail south of the Antarctic Circle.
- It was also this date in 1899 that The United States takes possession of Wake Island in the Pacific Ocean.
- It was on this date in 1912, that Captain Robert Falcon Scott reaches the South Pole, one month after Roald Amundsen.
- January 17, 1917, The United States pays Denmark $25 million for the Virgin Islands.
- Also on January 17, 1929, Popeye the Sailor Man, a cartoon character created by E. C. Segar, first appears in the Thimble Theatre comic strip.
- 21 years ago today, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station: A Delta II carrying a GPS2R satellite explodes 13 seconds after launch, dropping 250 tons of burning rocket remains around the launch pad.
Happy birthday goes out on this date to:
- German physician and botanist, Leonhart Fuchs, born on this date in 1501.
- Robert Fludd, the English physician, astrologer, and mathematician was born 444 years ago today.
- Born January 17, 1706, American publisher, inventor, and politician, 6th President of Pennsylvania Benjamin Franklin.
- Polish mathematician and academic, Antoni Łomnicki, born on this date in 1881.
- Born January 17, 1886, American pilot and businessman, founded the Glenn L. Martin Company Glenn L. Martin.
- Nevil Shute, English engineer and author was born on that same date in 1899.
- American actress, game show panelist, television personality, and animal rights activist, Betty White is 96 today.
- Vidal Sassoon, English-American hairdresser and businessman was born on that same date in 1928.
- Also born on that same date in 1931, American actor, James Earl Jones.
- American actress, puppeteer/ventriloquist, and television host, Shari Lewis, born on this date in 1933.
- Born January 17, 1949, American actor and comedian Andy Kaufman.
- Also born on that same date in 1964, American lawyer and activist, 46th First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama.
- Also turning 48 today is Russian-American animator, director, and producer Genndy Tartakovsky.
- American singer-songwriter and actress, Zooey Deschanel, born on this date in 1980.
- 17 – fuffy_frog (aka Kristina) originally from Canada but now from Thailand
- 21 – Michael Rabalais – Stingray42
- 22 – TAW012294
- 23 – Kathie Luke, IL
- 23 – Chris Moody from PodioMedia Chat
- 23 – Keith Lane from TGGeeks
- If you want to get on the Technorama Birthday Calendar, visit our Wiki.
And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for January 17, 2018
- The new ‘Cosmos’ returns for second season in spring 2019
- NASA is investigating X-Ray navigation in space
- Warren Buffett Predicts ‘Bad Ending’ for Cryptocurrencies – Slashdot
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