March 17

March 13, 2018

On This Day

March 17

St. Patricks Day 

1756 The first St. Patrick’s Day takes place.

1955 A riot  breaks in Montreal out after Maurice Richard is Suspended 

1956 The film Rock Around the Clock premiers it stars Little Richard

1972 Pink Flamingos a film by John Waters opens in movie theatres

 

 

1995 Losing Isaiah open in movie theatres Directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal starring Jessica Lange, Halle Berry, Cuba Gooding Jr. & Samuel L. Jackson

2002 WrestleMania X8 held at  the SkyDome in Toronto On the Card RVD wins the Intercontinental  Title over William Regal  Hulk Hogan Pins the Rock Triple H Pins Chris Jericho To wins W WF Undisputed Championship. 

 

 

 

 

Happy Birthday 

1919 Nat King Cole singer

1927 Rudy Ray Moore comedian

1944 Cito Gaston Baseball player & Manger 2 x World series championships with the Toronto Blue Jays

1952 Kurt Russel actor Death Proof, Escape from LA, Escape from New York, Backdraft

1964 Rob Lowe actor The Outsiders, Youngblood,

1967 Billy Corgan musician in the Band The Smashing Pumpkins

 

1969 Alexander McQueen Fashion Designer 

1970  Aaron Freeman aka Gene Ween  musician in the worlds greatest band WEEN.

 

1972 Sean Price Rapper

 

 

 

 

1972 Melissa Auf der Maur musician in the band Hole and The Smashing Pumpkins

1979 Coco Austin model

 

1979 Samoa Joe wrestler 2 x NXT Championship, 1 x ROH World Championship

1986 Olesya Rulin  actress starred in High School Musical,  A Very Mary Christmas, & Family Guy. 

1988 Grimes Musician  

1992 John Boyega actor starred in Star Wars: The Force Awakens,  & Detroit.

 

 

 

 

Sources
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/March_17

https://www.famousbirthdays.com/march17.html

http://www.profightdb.com/cards/wwf/wrestlemania-x8-133.html

http://canadachannel.ca/todayincanadianhistory/index.php/March_17

 

 

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