On This Day

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, English rock musician (Dave Clark Five - "Glad All Over"), dies 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, 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? 14 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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