What Happened on June 17, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "So Rare" by Jimmy Dorsey Orch peaks at #2
  • Tuskegee boycott begins (Blacks boycotted city stores)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Wouterse, Dutch actor
  • Jon Gries, American actor
  • Martin Dillon, American opera singer (d. 2005)
  • Philip Chevron, English pop musician (Pogues-Peace & Love), (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • D Richardson, writer, dies at 84
  • Esme Percy, British actor (Murder!, Pygmalion, Old Spanish Custom), dies at 69