On This Day

April 17, 1940 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Billy Fury [Ronald Wycherley], British rock singer ("When Will You Say I Love You"; "Halfway To Paradise"), and actor (That'll Be The Day), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1983)
  • Claire Bret├ęcher, French cartoonist (Les Frustr├ęs), born in Nantes, France (d. 2020)
  • John McCririck, English horse racing broadcaster, born in Surbiton, England (d. 2019)
1940 in Film & TV