What Happened on October 17, 2007

Historical Events

Historic Event

The Dalai Lama receives the United States Congressional Gold Medal

Famous Deaths

  • Joey Bishop [Gottlieb], American TV talk show host (Joey Bishop Show) and member of the "Rat Pack" group of entertainers, dies at 89
  • Robert A. Young, American politician (Rep-D-MO, 1977-87), dies at 83
  • Teresa Brewer, American pop and jazz singer (Put Another Nickel In), dies at 76
2007 Highlights

About October 17, 2007

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Crank That (Soulja Boy) - Soulja Boy Tell'em
  • UK #1 Song: About You Now - Sugababes