What Happened on May 6, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Army Staff Sgt Delmar Simpson gets 25-year sentence for rape

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Michael Jackson & Bee Gees inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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  • NHL Hartford Whalers become Carolina Hurricanes
  • Rick Pitino becomes coach of Boston Celtics
  • The Bank of England is given independence from political control, the most significant change in the bank's 300-year history.

Famous Weddings

  • "The X-Files" actor David Duchovny (36) weds actress Tea Leoni (31) in the garden of the Grace Church School