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Time, the ultimate October 17th gift!


Now, you or someone you love, can be the sole owner of any minute on October 17th, past, present or future.

For example, imagine giving your loved one the minute you met, the minute they were born or the minute you both said "I do" on October 17th. Preserve the memory of an important anniversary, a minute on the day your favourite film star was born or any other special moment on October 17th.

Now you can give that exact date and time, beautifully presented in its very own framed 'Certificate of Ownership' from the 'Universal Time Registry' for just £9.99 + p&p.

Once that minute has been taken by you, it's yours forever. Nobody else can own the same minute. This is truly a unique gift.

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Events on October 17th

  • October 17th 2004 : Gwen Stefani: Her acting debut in the movie "The Aviator" playing Jean Harlow
  • October 17th 2002 : Sarah Michelle Gellar: Her wax model, by Madame Tussauds, was unveiled at the "Trail of Vampires" exhibition
  • October 17th 1997 : Charlize Theron: Her first successful movie "The Devil's Avocate" was released
  • October 17th 1997 : Jennifer Love Hewitt: Became a film star after landing a role in horror movie "I Know What You Did Last Summer"
  • October 17th 1979 : Mother Teresa awarded Nobel Peace Prize
    Mother Theresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work with the poor in Calcutta, India.
  • October 17th 1933 : Einstein arrives in the U.S.
    Albert Einstein arrived in the United States as a refugee from Nazi Germany.
  • October 17th 1931 : Al Capone jailed
    Mobster Al Capone was convicted of income tax evasion for which he was sentenced to 11 years in prison.
  • October 17th 1781 : Cornwallis offers surrender
    General Charles Cornwallis offers his surrender to the American revolutionaries at Yorktown, Virginia.
  • October 17th 1604 : Kepler's Star
    German astronomer Johannes Kepler observes that an exceptionally bright star had suddenly appeared in the constellation. Ophiuchus, which turned out to be the last supernova to have been observed in our own galaxy, the Milky Way.

UK Number 1 Singles on October 17th

USA Number 1 Singles on October 17th

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