What Happened on March 17, 2005

Famous Deaths

  • (Eduardo) "Lalo" Guerrero, American guitarist, Chicano singer-songwriter (Los Carlistas), and women's rights activist, dies at 88
  • Andre Norton, American writer (b. 1912)
  • George F. Kennan, American diplomat, Cold War strategist who advocated containment ("Long Telegram"; "The Sources of Soviet Conduct") and historian, dies at 101
2005 Highlights

About March 17, 2005

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 18 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Candy Shop - 50 Cent Featuring Olivia
  • UK #1 Song: All About You/You've Got A Friend - Mcfly