What Happened on January 17, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 5th Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Awards: Bobby Darin
  • Dave Stewart signs record $3,500,000 per year Oak A's contract
  • Who, Simon & Garfunkel, 4 Seasons, 4 Tops, Hank Ballard, Platters & The Kinks inducted into Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

NFL coach Jimmy Johnson (46) divorces Linda Kay Cooper after 26 years of marriage

NFL Head Coach Jimmy Johnson
NFL Head Coach
Jimmy Johnson

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Hernu, French minister of Defense (1981-85), dies