What Happened on October 17, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Ferry, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Mark Gatiss, English actor and writer
  • Tommy Kendall, American race car driver and television personality

Famous Deaths

  • Soledad Jiminez, Spanish actor (Phantom ofthe Range), dies at 91
  • Wieland Wagner, German opera director, dies