If you were born today - 17 July

Once they have their teeth in something, Cancers rarely let go.  Their determination, focus and hard work will see them through any ups and downs, which is possibly why they often have long careers, even is such a fickle industry as entertainment.  Cancer actors are adept at comebacks!

One such actor, is Donald Sutherland, born today in 1935. Sutherland has most recently been seen in the television series "Dirty Sexy Money" but his career has spanned over five decades and included films such as "The Dirty Dozen" and "M*A*S*H".

David Hasselhoff was also born today in 1952 and although is best known for playing Michael Knight in "Knight Rider" and Mitch Buchannon in "Baywatch" he also has a cult following for his singing career and has reborn his career by starring as a judge on America's Got Talent.
 
James Cagney, born in 1899, is most well remembered for playing "tough guy" roles, although he had a wide a varied acting career.  He is often said to be one of the greatest film stars of all time.  Cagney showed his Cancer tendency to stick to his guns, by walking out on his contract with his Warner Bros several times until they agreed to improve his contract conditions and pay.

Gordon Gould, born in 1920, was another Cancer who refused to let go of something he believed in. He was the inventor of the laser, and showed typical Cancer determination in his thirty year fight with the United States Patent and Trademark Office to obtain the patents for the laser and related technologies.

Your horoscope for July 17th

Ideas may be hatching in your head, but play them close to your chest until the right moment.

 
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