What Happened on April 6, 1997

Historical Events

  • "3 Sisters" closes at Criterion Theater NYC
  • Progress M-34 Launch (Russia)
  • The Tradition Senior Men's Golf, GC at Desert Mountain: Gil Morgan wins first of 3 Champions Tour majors by 6 strokes from Isao Aoki
1997 History

Famous Weddings

Alan Greenspan

Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan (71) weds NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell (50) at Little Washington in Washington, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Kent Cooke, Canadian entrepreneur, NFL team owner (Washington Redskins), dies at 84
  • Stephan Hermlin, German writer, dies at 81

About April 6, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 11 months and 14 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