On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday

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 ice hockey player and manager (b. 1901)
  • Marc Clement, actor (Career Opportunities, Sluggers Wife), dies