What Happened on October 16, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Side Show," opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 91 performances

Famous Deaths

  • Audra Lindley, actress (Helen Roper-3's Company, Ropers), dies at 79
  • James Michener, American writer (b. 1907)
  • James Mitchner, author (Hawaii), dies of kidney failure at 90