What Happened on December 3, 1997

Historical Events

  • "1776" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC
  • Golden State Warriors terminates guard Latrell Sprewell's four-year, $32 million NBA contract for attacking coach P.J. Carlesimo

Famous Deaths

  • Marian Kratochwil, artist, dies at 91
  • Violet Carlson, American Broadway actress (The Student Prince), dies at 97

About December 3, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 3 months and 24 days
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: Perfect Day - Various Artists