What Happened on August 12, 1997

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Delano [Jacob Ovcharov], Russian-born American composer and photographer, dies at 83
  • Luther Allison, American blues and session guitarist (Howlin' Wolf; James Cotton), dies of lung and brain cancer at 57
1997 Highlights

About August 12, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
  • UK #1 Song: Men in Black - Will Smith