What Happened on March 17, 2010

Famous Deaths

  • Alex Chilton, American rock guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and producer (Box Tops - "The Letter"; Big Star - "Thirteen"), dies of a heart attack at 59
  • Charlie Gillett, British pop-rock and world music radio presenter and writer (The Sound of the City), dies at 68
  • Robert Michael White, American test pilot (X-15), dies at 85
  • Sid Fleischman, American author, and screenplay writer (The Whipping Boy; Blood Alley: The Abracadabra Kid), dies at 90
  • Wayne Collett, American 400m runner (Olympic silver 1972), dies of cancer at 60
2010 Highlights

About March 17, 2010

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Break Your Heart - Taio Cruz Featuring Ludacris
  • UK #1 Song: Pass Out - Tinie Tempah