What Happened on July 17, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Variety's famous headline "Sticks Nix Hick Pix"

Famous Birthdays

  • Diahann Carroll, actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Donald Sutherland, St John New Brunswick, Canadian actor (M*A*S*H, Body Snatchers)
  • P D Q Bach, [Peter Schickele], Iowa, composer (5th of Beethoven)

Famous Deaths

  • George William Russell, Irish nationalist, poet and artist (b. 1867)