On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Guy McIntyre, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)

Famous Deaths

  • Nita Naldi [Anita Donna Dooley], American stage and silent film actress (Blood & Sand; Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde), dies of a heart attack at 66
1961 Highlights

About February 17, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius