What Happened on February 17, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st Francophone Summit convenes at Versailles
  • Howard Stern radio show returns to NYC morning radio (WXRK 92.3 FM)
  • Johnson & Johnson announces it no longer sell capsule drugs
  • Libyan bombers attack N'djamena Airport in Chad

Famous Birthdays

  • Joey O'Brien, Irish footballer
  • Sandra Nilsson, Swedish model

Famous Deaths

  • Jiddu Krishnamurti, Indian philosopher (Kingdom Happiness), dies at 90
  • Paul Stewart, actor (Opening Night, In Cold Blood, Window), dies