Famous birthdays for Oct. 17: Felicity Jones, Eminem

By UPI Staff  |  Oct. 17, 2017 at 3:00 AM
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Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Those born on this day are under the sign of Libra.

They include:

-- Jupiter Hammon, America's first published black poet, in 1711

-- Playwright Arthur Miller in 1915

-- Actor Rita Hayworth in 1918

-- Football Hall of Fame member Don Coryell in 1924

-- Diet developer Dr. Robert Atkins in 1930

-- Newspaper columnist Jimmy Breslin in 1930

-- Daredevil Robert "Evel" Knievel in 1938

-- Singer Jim Seals in 1941 (age 76)

-- Singer Gary Puckett in 1942 (age 75)

-- Olympic gold medal-winning pole vaulter Bob Seagren in 1946 (age 71)

-- Actor Michael McKean in 1947 (age 70)

-- Actor Margot Kidder in 1948 (age 69)

-- Actor George Wendt in 1948 (age 69)

-- Former astronaut Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space, in 1956 (age 61)

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-- Country singer Alan Jackson in 1958 (age 59)

-- Actor/writer Mark Gatiss in 1966 (age 51)

-- Musician Ziggy Marley in 1968 (age 49)

-- Golf Hall of Fame member Ernie Els in 1969 (age 48)

-- Rapper Eminem, born Marshall Mathers, in 1972 (age 45)

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-- Singer Wyclef Jean, in 1972 (age 45)

-- MMA fighter Holly Holm in 1981 (age 36)

-- Actor Felicity Jones in 1983 (age 34)

-- Actor Max Irons in 1985 (age 32)

-- Actor Jacob Artist in 1992 (age 25)

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