On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1990

Famous Deaths

  • Erik Rhodes [Ernest Sharpe], American actor (Top Hat, Night at the Ritz), dies of pneumonia at 84
  • Frans Kellendonk, Dutch writer (Good for Nothing), dies at 39
  • Hap Day, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman (Stanley Cup 1932 [captain], 42, 45, 47, 48, 1949 [coach], 1951 [assistant manager]; Toronto Maple Leafs), dies at 88
  • Marc Clement, actor (Career Opportunities, Sluggers Wife), dies
1990 Highlights

About February 17, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius