On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 2006

Famous Weddings

  • Publicist Lizzie Grubman (35) weds Chris Stern in New York

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Blue, American singer/songwriter (b. 1948)
  • Bob Papenbrook, American voice actor, dies at 50
  • Oleg Cassini, American fashion designer (for Jackie Kennedy), dies at 92
  • Ray Meyer, American basketball coach (b. 1913)
2006 Highlights

About March 17, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: So Sick - Ne-Yo
  • UK #1 Song: It's Chico Time - Chico