What Happened on January 4, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Weddings

  • "Smothers Brothers" actor-singer Dick Smothers (58) weds Denby Franklin (47) in Las Vegas
  • Czech Republic's first president Vaclav Havel (60) weds Czech actress Dagmar Havlova (43) in Prague, Czech Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Harry B Helmsley, owner (Empire State Building), dies at 87