On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Weddings

  • "Wheel of Fortune" Original host Chuck Woolery (65) weds Kim Barnes at The Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas

Famous Deaths

  • Mickey Spillane [Frank Morrison Spillane], American mystery writer (I the Jury), dies at 88
  • Sam Myers, American musician and songwriter (b. 1936)