On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1997

Historical Events

  • "View From the Bridge" opens at Criterion Theater, NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Phoenix Coyote Mike Gartner is 5th NHLer to score 700 goals

NHL Star Mike Gartner
NHL Star
Mike Gartner

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Director Luc Besson (38) marries actress Milla Jovovich (22)


Famous Deaths

  • Kurt Winter, Canadian musician (The Guess Who), dies of kidney failure at 51
  • Owen Barfield, British philosopher of language, dies at 99
  • Robert Sutton, New Zealand electronics engineer, dies at 82
  • Stubby Kaye [Bernard Solomon Kotzin], American actor (Guys & Dolls, Lil' Abner, Cat Ballou), dies of lung cancer at 79
1997 Highlights

About December 14, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius