What Happened on October 9, 2017

Historical Events

  • American economist Richard Thaler is awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics

Film & TV History

Producer Harvey Weinstein is fired from The Weinstein Company after allegations of sexual abuse

Famous Deaths

  • Hervé Leroux, French fashion designer and founder of Hervé Léger fashion house, dies from a ruptured aneurysm at 60
  • Jean Rochefort, French actor (Man on the Train, The Artist and the Model), dies at 87
  • Vincent La Selva, American conductor (New York Grand Opera Company, 1973-2012), dies at 88 [1]
2017 Highlights

About October 9, 2017

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bodak Yellow (Money Moves) - Cardi B
  • UK #1 Song: Rockstar - Post Malone Ft. 21 Savage