What Happened on April 16, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Minneapolis/St Paul on WRQC 100.3 FM

Famous Deaths

  • Emilio Azcarraga Milmo, media tycoon, dies at 66
  • Mae Boren Axton, song writer (Heartbreak Hotel), dies at 82
  • Michael Stroka, actor (Aristede-Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 57
  • Roland Topor, French illustrator (b. 1938)