What Happened on February 17, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Don Mattingly wins highest salary arbitration ($1,975,000 per year)
  • Michelle Renee Royer, 21, (Texas), crowned 36th Miss USA

Famous Deaths

  • Hal K Dawson, actor (Another Language, Wells Fargo), dies
  • Verree Teasdale, actress (Skyscraper Souls), dies