On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1997

Historical Events

  • "Three Sisters" opens at Criterion Theater NYC

Berlin Film Festival

47th Berlin International Film Festival: "The People vs. Larry Flynt" wins the Golden Bear

  • Discovery captures Hubble Space Telescope

Historic Event

Joseph Stiglitz becomes Chief Economist of the World Bank

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Jackson Jr., son of Michael Jackson, born in Beverly Hills, California

Famous Deaths

  • Antonius "Ton" Lensink, Dutch actor (Rituelen), dies at 74
  • Mark Krasnosel'skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician (nonlinear functional analysis), dies at 76
1997 Highlights

About February 13, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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