What Happened on February 2, 1997

Historical Events

  • "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" closes at Gershwin NYC
  • NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: AFC beats NFC, 26-23 (OT); MVP: Mark Brunell, Jacksonville Jaguars, QB

Sports History

Scotty Bowman becomes first coach in NHL history to win 1,000 games

1997 History

Famous Weddings

Paula Abdul

"American Idol" judge Paula Abdul (34) weds sportswear designer Brad Beckerman at The Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel

Famous Deaths

  • Chico Science Francisco Franca, musician, dies at 40
  • Erich Eliskases, Austrian chess player (grandmaster 1952), dies at 83
  • Godfrey Baseley, British radio executive, dies at 92
  • Sanford Meisner, American actor and teacher, dies at 91

About February 2, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

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