On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1997

Historical Events

  • Sting beats Hollywood Hogan for WCW Championship

Famous Weddings

Robert Carlyle

Actor Robert Carlyle (36) weds makeup artist Anastasia Shirley in Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • George Fleming, cyclist, dies at 80
  • Henry Barraud, French composer, dies at 97
  • James Lees-Milne, English writer and architectural historian, dies at 89
  • Ronald Clive Williams, Welsh actor and comedian (Twin Town), dies at 68
1997 Highlights

About December 28, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Candle In The Wind 1997/Something About The Way You Look Tonight - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: Too Much - Spice Girls