What Happened on August 2, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Weddings

  • "Frazier" actor-comedian Kelsey Grammer (43) weds Playboy model Camille Donatacci (29) at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu

Famous Deaths

  • Fela Kuti, Nigerian Afrobeat musician and composer, dies of an illness at 58
  • William S Burroughs, author (Naked Lunch), dies at 83