What Happened on February 2, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" closes at Gershwin NYC
  • Mark O'Meara wins Pebble Beach National Golf Pro-am
  • NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 26-23 (OT)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Scotty Bowman becomes first coach in NHL history to win 1,000 games

NHL Coach Scotty Bowman
NHL Coach
Scotty Bowman

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

"American Idol" judge Paula Abdul (34) weds sportswear designer Brad Beckerman at The Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel

Singer & Judge of American Idol Paula Abdul
Singer & Judge of American Idol
Paula Abdul

Famous Deaths

  • Chico Science Francisco Franca, musician, dies at 40
  • Erich Eliskases, Austrian chess player (b. 1913)
  • Godfrey Baseley, British radio executive, dies at 92
  • Sanford Meisner, American actor (b. 1904)