The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

March 17th famous birthdays

Devin Caherly

Devin Caherly (20)

American TikTok star

John Wayne Gacy

John Wayne Gacy (1942 - 1994)

American serial killer

Rob Lowe

Rob Lowe (57)

American actor

Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell (70)

American actor


Paradiisedd (19)

American TikTok star

Coco Austin

Coco Austin (42)

American model and actress


SubZeroExtabyte (23)

English YouTube star


MeganPlays (26)

American YouTuber and gamer

Natalie Zea

Natalie Zea (46)

American actress


ZephPlayz (23)

American YouTuber and gamer

Jay Swingler

Jay Swingler (26)

English YouTuber

Rob Kardashian

Rob Kardashian (34)

American television personality and model

Tamar Braxton

Tamar Braxton (44)

American singer and television personality

Brittany Daniel

Brittany Daniel (45)

American actress

Shinji Kagawa

Shinji Kagawa (32)

Japanese footballer

Julia Winter

Julia Winter (28)

Swedish actress


Grimes (33)

Canadian singer

Kalpana Chawla

Kalpana Chawla (1962 - 2003)

Indian-American astronaut

Gary Sinise

Gary Sinise (66)

American actor

Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole (1919 - 1965)

American singer and musician


Hozier (31)

Irish singer

Jamie Salvatori

Jamie Salvatori (41)

American entrepreneur

John Boyega

John Boyega (29)

British actor

Pattie Boyd

Pattie Boyd (77)

British photographer and model

Bryan Dechart

Bryan Dechart (34)

American actor and internet personality

PatD Lucky

PatD Lucky (30)

American internet personality

Raul Meireles

Raul Meireles (38)

Portuguese footballer

Mia Hamm

Mia Hamm (49)

American soccer player

Markie Adams

Markie Adams (33)

American actress

Zach Jelks (Undos)

Zach Jelks (Undos) (21)

American Instagram star

Stephen Gately

Stephen Gately (1976 - 2009)

Irish singer and actor

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (1920 - 1975)

Founding Leader of Bangladesh

Kyle Korver

Kyle Korver (40)

American basketball player

Dana Reeve

Dana Reeve (1961 - 2006)

American actress and activist

Samoa Joe

Samoa Joe (42)

Samoan wrestler

Danny Ainge

Danny Ainge (62)

American basketball player and coach

Kyle Thorn

Kyle Thorn (23)

American singer and songwriter

Miles Kane

Miles Kane (35)

British musician

Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin (1912 - 1987)

American civil rights activist

Dale Orlando

Dale Orlando (52)

American social media personality

Lucca Scibird

Lucca Scibird (19)

American Instagram star

Melissa Auf der Maur

Melissa Auf der Maur (49)

Canadian musician

Cynthia Daniel

Cynthia Daniel (45)

American actress and photographer


DeanBean (18)

American YouTuber and gamer

Olesya Rulin

Olesya Rulin (35)

Russian actress

Steven Pienaar

Steven Pienaar (39)

South African footballer

Fraser Forster

Fraser Forster (33)

English footballer

Edin Džeko

Edin Džeko (35)

Bosnian footballer

Lawrence Oates

Lawrence Oates (1880 - 1912)

English army officer and Antarctic explorer

On this day

March 17 in History

  • 1905

    March 17, 1905:

    Franklin D. Roosevelt, future president of the United States, and his distant cousin Eleanor Roosevelt get married.

  • 1908

    March 17, 1908:

    American boxer Tommy Burns knocks out Ireland’s Jem Roche in under 1.30s to claim the world heavyweight title.

  • 1969

    March 17, 1969:

    Golda Meir is elected as the fourth Prime Minister of Israel.

  • 1992

    March 17, 1992:

    Almost 69 percent of White South African eligible voters vote to repeal apartheid.

  • 2000

    March 17, 2000:

    The headquarters of the Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God, a Ugandan doomsday cult, is gutted by fire leading to the discovery of over 770 bodies of members who were killed by the cult’s leaders.

  • March 17, 2000:

    Julia Roberts becomes the first actress to be paid $20 million per film for her role in “Erin Brokovich”.

  • 2002

    March 17, 2002:

    Triple H beats Chris Jericho at WrestleMania XVIII to become the undisputed WWF heavyweight champion.

  • 2014

    March 17, 2014:

    Australian singer Sia releases her single, “Chandelier”.

  • 2017

    March 17, 2017:

    The American musical fantasy film, “Beauty and the Beast” is released in theatres in the United States.

  • 2019

    March 17, 2019:

    Facebook reports that it removed 1.5 million video uploads of the Christchurch mosque shootings.