What Happened on October 4, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Farm Aid 10 concert in Texas cancelled due to weak ticket sales and moved to Illinois
  • The second largest cash robbery in U.S. history occurs at the Charlotte, North Carolina office of Loomis, Fargo and Company. An FBI investigation eventually results in 24 convictions and the recovery of approximately 95% of the $17.3 million in cash which had been taken.

Famous Weddings

  • MTV news anchor Tabitha Soren (30) weds "Liars Poker" author Michael Lewis (37) in Garrison, New York