What Happened on April 17, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Tyler, actress (Kyle-Please Don't Eat Daisies), born in Hollywood, California
  • Michael Sembello, American Grammy-award winning singer songwriter, composer and producer (Maniac, Flashdance), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Michael Sembello, American Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter, composer and producer (Maniac, Flashdance), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Riccardo Patrese, driver (Grand Prix)
  • Rowdy Roddy Piper, Canadian professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Lucreţiu Pătrăşcanu, Romanian communist activist (b. 1900)