What Happened on December 5, 1997

Historical Events

  • 1st Game at Wash Capitals' MCI Center vs Fla Panthers
  • STS 87 (Columbia 24) lands

Famous Deaths

  • Daphne Fielding, British socialite and writer, dies at 93

About December 5, 1997

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 9 months and 23 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