What Happened on April 19, 1997

Historical Events

  • NFL Draft: Ohio State offensive tackle Orlando Pace first pick by St. Louis Rams
  • Renee Slaughter crowned 14th Miss Hawaiian Tropic Intl
  • San Diego Padres & St Louis Cards play at Aloha Stadium Hawaii
1997 History

Famous Weddings

Chris O'Donnell

Actor Chris O'Donnell (26) weds high school sweetheart Caroline Fentress (24)

Brooke Shields & Andre Agassi

Tennis player champion Andre Agassi (26) weds actress and model Brooke Shields (31) in Monterey, California

Famous Deaths

  • El Duce [Eldon Wayne Hoke], American singer and drummer (The Mentors), dies from a "misadventure" on a train-track at 39

About April 19, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Nobody Hold Me Down - Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase)
  • UK #1 Song: I Believe I Can Fly - R. Kelly