What Happened on May 1, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in San Diego CA on KIOZ 105.3 FM
  • Tasmania becomes the last state in Australia to decriminalize homosexuality.
  • Tony Blair elected Prime Minister of UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Ariel Gade, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Bebe, AKA Flipper, dolphin, dies at 40