On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 2011

Famous Weddings

  • "The Descendants" actress Judy Greer (36) weds "Real Time with Bill Mahe"r co-executive producer Dean Johnsen at the Los Angeles Athletic Club
  • Backstreet Boys member A. J. McLean (34) weds model Rochelle Karidis (30) in an outdoor wedding at Beverly Hills, California

Famous Deaths

  • Cesária Évora, Cape Verdean morna singer known as "the Barefoot Diva", dies from respiratory failure at 70

Kim Jong-il

Kim Jong-il, supreme leader of North Korea (DPRK) 1994-2011, dies of a suspected heart attack at 70


2011 Highlights

About December 17, 2011

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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