On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Leonids meteor shower peaks (150,000+ per hour)

Famous Birthdays

  • Daisy Fuentes, model/MTV veejay (America's Funniest Videos)
  • Jeff Buckley, musician and singer ("Hallelujah"), Anaheim California (d. 1997)
  • Jeff Nelson, pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Kate Ceberano, Australian singer
  • Sophie Marceau, French actress (Braveheart, L'Amour Braque), born in Paris, France