On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1995

Famous Deaths

  • Nathan "Dambuza" Mdledle, South African singer (Manhattan Brothers) and actor, dies at 72
  • Paul D. Stoop, American vice-admiral (WW II-Coral Sea), dies at 90
  • Toe Blake, Canadian Hockey HOF left wing (Stanley Cup 1935 Montreal Maroons; 1944, 46 Montreal Canadiens) and coach (Stanley Cup 1956-60, 1965-66, 68 Montreal Canadiens), dies at 82
1995 Highlights

About May 17, 1995

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 27 years
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: This Is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
  • UK #1 Song: Unchained Melody/(There'll Be Bluebirds Over) White Cliffs Of Dover - Robson Green & Jerome Flynn