What Happened on September 24, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Music awardsMusic Awards

31st Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood & George Strait win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
  • Drug kingpin Ramon Arellano Felix placed on FBI's 10 most-wanted list

Famous Deaths

  • Jonathon Silver, entrepreneur/arts patron, dies at 47