On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 2005

Historical Events

Music Awards

40th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Chesney, Gretchen Wilson & Keith Urban win

Country Singer-Songwriter Keith Urban
Country Singer-Songwriter
Keith Urban

Music History

Singer Kylie Minogue is diagnosed with breast cancer at 36

Pop Star & Singer Kylie Minogue
Pop Star & Singer
Kylie Minogue

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Gorshin, American comedian and impersonator (Riddler-Batman), dies at 72
2005 Highlights

About May 17, 2005

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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