What Happened on December 17, 2010

Famous Deaths

  • Captain Beefheart [Don Van Vliet], American rock musician, complications from multiple sclerosis at 69
  • Dick Gibson, British racing driver, dies at 92
  • Walt Dropo, American MLB baseball second baseman, 1949-61, AL Rookie of the Year (Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, and 3 other teams), dies at 87
2010 Highlights

About December 17, 2010

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Firework - Katy Perry
  • UK #1 Song: The Time (Dirty Bit) - Black Eyed Peas