June 17th: What is special about this date?

June 17th marks the 168th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 169th in case of leap years). There are 197 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on June 17th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to June 17th and what happened on June 17th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about June 17th.


June 17th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On June 17th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Newt Gingrich
    Newt Gingrich (1943)

    American politician who rose to prominence in 1994 as the first gop speaker in 40 years.

  • Kendrick Lamar
    Kendrick Lamar (1987)

    Kendrick lamar is a highly influential rapper known for his introspective lyrics and socially conscious themes.

  • Stan Laurel
    Stan Laurel (1890)

    Stan laurel was a comedic actor best known for being one half of the famous duo laurel and hardy, known for their slapstick comedy films.

  • K.J. Apa
    K.J. Apa (1997)

    New Zealand actor known for his role as Archie Andrews in the teen drama series Riverdale.

  • Bresha Webb
    Bresha Webb (1991)

    Bresha Webb is an American actress known for her roles in television shows such as 'Marlon' and 'Run the World'.

  • Beth Moore
    Beth Moore (1957)

    Beth moore is a well-known author and bible teacher, recognized for her bestselling books and influential teachings.

  • Barry Manilow
    Barry Manilow (1943)

    American singer, songwriter, author, and musician who rose to mega-pop stardom during the 1970s.

  • Greg Kinnear
    Greg Kinnear (1963)

    American actor who was the host and executive producer for e! entertainment televisionaeur(tm), the popular "talk soup" program, 1991-1994.

  • Joe Piscopo
    Joe Piscopo (1951)

    American actor, best known for his role on "saturday night live" (1975-85), where he was well-known for his hilarious parodies of stars such...

  • Peter Lupus
    Peter Lupus (1932)

    American actor and bodybuilder.

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June 17th: who died on this date?

On June 17th the following celebrities died:

  • Cyd Charisse
    Cyd Charisse (2008)

    Cyd charisse was an american dancer and actress known for her roles in classic hollywood musicals such as singin' in the rain and the band...

  • Jeff Chandler
    Jeff Chandler (1961)

    American actor and singer (d. 1961).

  • Kate Smith
    Kate Smith (1986)

    American singer ("god bless america") dies in raleigh (north carolina) at the age of 78 (born 1907).

  • Pamela Britton
    Pamela Britton (1974)

    Actress (blondie my favorite martian), is killed at 50.

  • John Murray
    John Murray (1984)

    Canadian-scottish biologist and oceanographer (d. 1914).

  • Elysian Stone (2015)

    Pioneering environmental journalist advocating for conservation and sustainability.

  • Aulden Smith (2001)

    Pioneering scientist who revolutionized the field of genetics.

  • Telesa Vili (2015)

    Esteemed physicist known for contributions to quantum mechanics.

  • Jayliani Khan (2015)

    Influential playwright whose works continue to inspire generations.

  • Lamarco Smith (2015)

    Influential playwright whose works explored social issues and human relationships.

  • See all famous people who died on June 17th


June 17th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On June 17th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Gemini according to the Western Zodiac.

Gemini zodiac sign

June 17th: what is special about the Gemini sign?

The Gemini sign encompasses people born between May 21st and June 20th.

You can discover Gemini's personality traits and attitude and Gemini's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Gemini born in June discover why June born are so special.


June 17th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on June 17th in history:

  • Jun 17, 1902: Norwich City Football Club is formed.
  • Jun 17, 1911: Belgium government of De Broqueville forms
  • Jun 17, 1916: 1st national Congress of Sarekat Islam at Bandoeng Java
  • Jun 17, 1932: Oil tanker Cymbeline explodes in Montreal, Canada
  • Jun 17, 1944: Hitler secretly meets with von Rundstedt in Marjival Soissons
  • Jun 17, 1946: SouthWest Bell innaugurates mobile telephone commercial service, Saint Louis, Missouri. USA.
  • Jun 17, 1950: 1st kidney transplant
  • Jun 17, 1951: Flahooley closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 40 performances
  • Jun 17, 1961: Billy Barnes People closes at Royale Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • Jun 17, 1996: Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Syracuse New York on WAQX 95.7 FM
  • Jun 17, 2010: Due to the upcoming G20 summit, the United States has issued a warning about travel for Toronto.
  • Jun 17, 2011: According to Yonhap, South Korea has launched precision-guided missiles capable o hitting Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea.

What day of the year is June 17th?

June 17th marks the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 169th in case of leap years).

There are 197 days remaining until the end of the year.

June 17th is the 17th day of the month of June.


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