What Happened on June 17, 2006

Historical Events

Hall of Fame

Sci-Fi author Anne McCaffrey inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame

Famous Weddings

  • Model Bianca Balti (22) weds Italian photographer assistant Christian Lucidi

Dick Wolf

Producer Dick Wolf (59) weds fashion publicist Noelle Lippman


Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Franz, American actor (The Caine Mutiny, Invaders From Mars, Young Lions), dies from emphysema and heart disease at 86
  • Cláudio Besserman Vianna, aka "Bussunda", Brazilian comedian (b. 1962)
  • Julian Slade, English popular composer (Salad Days), dies at 76
2006 Highlights

About June 17, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  • UK #1 Song: Maneater - Nelly Furtado