What Happened on December 10, 1997

Famous Divorces

Evel Knievel

Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (59) divorces Linda Joan Bork after 38 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Gershon Kingsley [Götz Ksinski], German-American composer, electronic music pioneer, and Moog synthesizer player (Popcorn), dies at 97
  • Jake Carey, American actor (Rock Rock Rock!, Go, Johnny, Go!), dies at 71
1997 Highlights

About December 10, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 25 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Candle In The Wind 1997/Something About The Way You Look Tonight - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh! - Teletubbies