What Happened on February 5, 1997

Historical Events

  • Brook Lee from Hawaii, crowned 46th Miss USA (en route to Miss Universe)
  • Japan's Ministry of Finance announces plans to cut import tariffs on crude oil and most petroleum products

Famous Deaths

  • John Richard Patterson, businessman, dies at 51
  • Pamela Harriman, US Ambassador (to France), dies of stroke at 76

About February 5, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

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