What Happened on August 17, 1991

Historical Events

  • ArenaBowl V, Joe Louis Arena, Detroit: Tampa Bay Storm beats Detroit Drive 48-42, Stevie Thomas MVP
  • Royals Warren Cromartie's 1st major league HR since 1983

Famous Birthdays

  • Austin Butler, American actor (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood), born in Anaheim, California

Famous Deaths

  • Donald "Don" Dubbins, American actor (From Here to Eternity, The Caine Mutiny), dies of cancer at 63
  • Leo Geerts [Marcel van der Linden], Belgian writer/critic, dies
  • Mervyn Nelson, American stage director (Some of My Best Friends Are...), dies at 76
1991 Highlights

About August 17, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams
  • UK #1 Song: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams