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Amélie Lacoste (born December 17 1988) is a Canadian figure skater. She is the 2010 Skate Canada International bronze medalist and the 2012 Canadian national champion. Her highest placement at […]
James W. Jim Cunningham (1935 – December 17 1991) was an American standout basketball player at Fordham University in the 1950s.A native of Buffalo New York Cunningham starred in both […]
The Kurenivsko-Chervonoarmiyska Line (Ukrainian: Куренівсько-Червоноармійська лінія Kurenivs’ko-Chervonoarmiys’ka liniia) is the second line of the Kiev Metro first opened in 1976 it extended northwards along the right bank of the Dnieper […]
Richard William Bryant Atkinson OBE (born 17 December 1958) was the Archdeacon of Leicester between 2002 and 2012. He is the current Bishop of Bedford in the Diocese of St […]
Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal was a mixed martial arts event held by Strikeforce. The event took place on December 17 2011 at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego […]
Margaret Mary Heckler (born June 21 1931) is a Republican politician from Massachusetts who served in the United States House of Representatives for eight terms from 1967 until 1983 and […]
Randulf of Evesham was a medieval Bishop of Worcester elect and Abbot of Evesham.
Arnaud Clément (born 17 December 1977) is a retired professional tennis player and the current captain of the France Davis Cup team. He reached the final of the 2001 Australian […]
The Irregular at Magic High School (魔法科高校の劣等生 Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei lit. The Poor Performing Student of a Magic High School) is a Japanese light novel series written by Tsutomu […]
Édika is the nom de plume of Édouard Karali a French comics artist born December 17 1940 in Heliopolis Egypt who is renowned for his distinctively absurd style. A number […]
Fabrizio Crestani (born 17 December 1987) is an Italian racing driver.
Sam Ominyi Egwu (born 20 June 1954) is a member of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Nigeria.He was Governor of Ebonyi State in Nigeria from 29 May 1999 […]
Jamil Mardam Bey (1894–1960)(Arabic: جميل مردم بك) was a Syrian politician Born in Damascus to a prominent aristocratic Sunni Muslim family. He is descended from Ottoman’s general statesman and Grand […]
Phillip Aspinall (born Hobart 17 December 1959) is an Australian Anglican bishop. He has been the Anglican Archbishop of Brisbane Queensland Australia since February 2002 and the current Primate of […]
Pedro Rebolledo (born December 17 1960 in Santiago Chile) is a former professional tennis player from Chile. He achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 36 in 1982. Rebolledo […]
Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle Jr. (1897–1961) also known as A. J. Drexel Biddle Jr. or Tony Biddle was a wealthy socialite who became a diplomat of the United States and […]
Vito Ernesto Gasparrini Domínguez (born December 17 1975 Caracas Venezuela) is a Venezuelan model who won the title of Mister Venezuela in 2006. He was also represented Mérida state in […]
Henry Wittmann (December 17 1885 – March 1968) was an American cyclist. He competed in the men’s quarter mile and men’s half mile events at the 1904 Summer Olympics.
Gacha Gacha (ガチャガチャ Gachagacha) is a shōnen manga by Hiroyuki Tamakoshi. As of November 2008 the first 13 volumes have been published in North America by Del Rey Manga. However […]
Dennis John Whitty (1941 – 17 December 1963) was along with his accomplice Russell Pascoe the third-to-last prisoner to be executed by hanging in a British prison. Whitty had been […]