What Happened on August 17, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Hurricane Diane, following hurricane Connie floods Connecticut River killing 190 & doing $1.8 billion damage

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Moulding, English pop guitarist (XTC)
  • Janet Quist playmate (Dec, 1978), born in Austin, Texas
  • Kevin Welch, California, country songwriter/actor (Thing Called Love)
  • Richard Hilton, American heir