On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Deb[ra] Richardson, beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Guy McIntyre, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)

Famous Deaths

  • Nita Naldi, actress (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), dies of heart attack at 63
1961 Highlights

About February 17, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius