What Happened on February 10, 1997

Historical Events

  • 13th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins
  • 5th ESPY Awards: Michael Johnson, Amy Van Dyken Lobo win
  • Comet Shoemaker-Holt 2 Closest Approach to Earth (1.9245 AU)
  • Lemrick Nelson found guilty in the fatal stabbing on Hasidic Jew Yankel Rosenbaum in Crown Heights Brooklyn in 1991

Trial of Interest

O.J. Simpson jury reaches decision on $25M in punitive damages

  • Soyuz TM-25 launches to the MIR
1997 History

Famous Birthdays

Chloë Grace MoretzChloë Grace Moretz (26 years old)

American actress ("Kick-Ass"; "The 5th Wave"; "The Addams Family"), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Born in 1997

Famous Deaths

  • Lou Bennett, American bebop pianist, and jazz organist, dies at 70
  • Matthew Eappen of Newton Massachusetts (b. 1996)
  • Milton Cato, 1st Prime Minister of San Vincent and the Grenadines (1979-84), dies at 82

About February 10, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Un-Break My Heart - Toni Braxton
  • UK #1 Song: Discotheque - U2