On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Some Americans Abroad" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 62 performances
  • "Zoya's Apartment" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • US Open Men's Golf, Medinah CC: Hale Irwin wins his 3rd Open title; defeats Mike Donald at the 91st hole, the first in sudden-death, after tying the 18-hole Monday playoff

Famous Deaths

  • Dick Elffers, graphic artist, dies
  • Palmira Henry, fashion designer, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 44