What Happened on August 17, 1997

Historical Events

PGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Winged Foot GC: Davis Love III wins his only major title by 5 strokes from Justin Leonard

Famous Weddings

James Hetfield

Metallica lead vocalist James Hetfield (34) weds Francesca Tomasi

1997 Highlights

About August 17, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 1 month and 4 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