Singer Gordon Lightfoot, 70. Director Martin Scorsese, 66. Actress Lauren Hutton, 65. “Saturday Night Live” producer Lorne Michaels, 64. Actor Stephen Root, 57. Actress Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, 50. Entertainer RuPaul, 48. Actor Dylan Walsh, 45. Actress Sophie Marceau, 42. Actress-model Daisy Fuentes, 42. Country singer Aaron Lines, 31. Actress Rachel McAdams, 30.
This day in history Nov. 17
1968: The NBC television network outraged football fans by cutting away from the closing minutes of a New York Jets-Oakland Raiders game to begin a special presentation of “Heidi” on schedule. (Home viewers were prevented from seeing the Raiders come from behind to beat the Jets 43-32.)