What Happened on May 2, 1997

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery", starring Mike Myers and Elizabeth Hurley, is released

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Donald Trump & Marla Maples announce they are separating

Businessman, TV Personality and Politician Donald Trump
Businessman, TV Personality and Politician
Donald Trump
  • Mercury Mail announces its 1 millionth internet subscriber

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Police arrest transsexual prostitute Atisone Seiuli with Eddie Murphy

  • Republic of Texas security chief Robert Scheidt surrenders

Famous Deaths

  • Paulo Freire, Brazilian educator (b. 1921)