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-ilKim Jong-il (1942-2011)

Supreme Leader of North Korea (1994-2011), dies of a suspected heart attack at 70

2011 Highlights

About December 17, 2011

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Found Love - Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris
  • UK #1 Song: Dance With Me Tonight - Olly Murs