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Born on this Day in History: May 17, 1936 - Dennis Hopper began with small roles in movies like Rebel Without a Cause. His career soared when he starred in 1969's Easy Rider, which he also directed and co-wrote.
On this Day in History: May 17, 1965 - Magazine "The Nation" publishes Hunter S. Thompson's first-hand experiences with the Hell's Angels motorcycle club. The bikers would eventually stomp Thompson when they demanded payment for his time spent. A year later, Random House published his book Hells Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs.