October 17 is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 75 days remaining.
- 1947: Michael McKean, the voice of Captain Frostymug, was born.
- 2006: Nick Picks Box-Set (Vol, 1-3) was released.
- 2011: "A Friendly Game" and "Sentimental Sponge" premiered in Canada.
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