What Happened on December 6, 1997

Historical Events

  • 6th SEC Championship Game: #3 Tennessee beats #11 Auburn, 30-29

Famous Weddings

Peter Jennings

ABC's World News Tonight news anchor Peter Jennings (59) weds Kayce Freed in Bridgehampton, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Mouncer, film director and producer, dies at 68
  • Eddie Myers, British WWII soldier and engineer, dies at 91
  • Eliot Daniel, American composer (I Love Lucy theme), dies at 89
  • Willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer (WR 100m freestyle, 1:04.06 1933-56; Olympic gold 4×100m freestyle 1936), dies at 79
1997 Highlights

About December 6, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 3 months and 15 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