On this day: December 17

Published On: Dec 14 2012 03:50:06 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 17 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

France recognizes America as a nation, the Wright brothers take flight, Tiny Tim marries Miss Vicki in front of millions of TV viewers, and Kim Jong-il dies, all on this day.

OTD December 17 - Milla Jovovich
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1975: Actress Milla Jovovich, known for her roles in movies such as "Dazed and Confused," "The Fifth Element" and the "Resident Evil" movie franchise, is born in Kiev, Ukraine.

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