What Happened on December 17, 2006

Famous Weddings

  • Contemporary Christian and Latin pop singer Jaci Velasquez (27) weds "Salvador" lead singer Nic Gonzalez in Austin, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Denis Payton, British rock saxophonist (Dave Clark Five - "Glad All Over"), dies of cancer at 63
  • Esko Nikkari, Finnish actor, dies at 68
  • Larry Sherry, American baseball pitcher (World Series MVP 1959, LA Dodgers), dies at 71
  • Timmie Rogers [Ancrum], American comedian (The Jackie Gleason Show), actor and singer-songwriter ("Back to School Again"; "I Love Ya, I Love Ya, I Love Ya"), dies at 91
2006 Highlights

About December 17, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Irreplaceable - Beyonce
  • UK #1 Song: Patience - Take That