Historical Events on June 8, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Young Man From Atlanta" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 85 performances
  • 96th Men's French Open: Gustavo Kuerten beats Sergi Bruguera (6-3, 6-4, 6-2)

Sport awardTennis Open

96th Women's French Open: Iva Majoli beats Martina Hingis (6-4, 6-2)

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Iva Majoli
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Iva Majoli
Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis
  • Justin Leonard wins golf's Kemper Open at TPC at Avenel
  • Pat Hurst wins LPGA Oldsmobile Classic