What Happened on June 20, 1997

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Negotiators announce agreement in principle with tobacco industry

Famous Birthdays

  • Maria Lark, Russian-born American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Helms, composer (Jingle Bell Rock), dies at 61
  • Lawrence Payton, rocker (4 Tops-I'll Be There), dies at 59