On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Hall of fameHall of Fame

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

Sci-Fi Author Anne McCaffrey
Sci-Fi Author
Anne McCaffrey

Famous Weddings

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

LoveWedding of Interest

Producer Dick Wolf (59) weds fashion publicist Noelle Lippman

Crime Drama TV Producer Dick Wolf
Crime Drama TV Producer
Dick Wolf

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