What Happened on July 17, 2009

Historical Events

  • Jakarta double bombings at the JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Hotels killed 9 people including 4 foreigners

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon Waller, Scottish pop singer (Peter & Gordon - "A World Without Love"), dies at 64
  • Leszek KoĊ‚akowski, Polish philosopher and writer (Conversations with the Devil), dies at 81

Walter Cronkite (1916-2009)

American broadcast journalist and news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81), dies of cerebrovascular disease at 92

2009 Highlights

About July 17, 2009

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas
  • UK #1 Song: Evacuate The Dancefloor - Cascada