On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1997

Historical Events

  • 11th American Comedy Award: Debbie Reynolds wins
  • 47th NBA All-Star Game, Gund Arena, Cleveland, OH: East beats West, 132-120; MVP: Glen Rice, Charlotte Hornets, F

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Fox cartoon series "The Simpsons" airs 167th episode; longest-running animated series in cartoon history

Fictional TV Character Homer Simpson
Fictional TV Character
Homer Simpson
Actor Hank Azaria
Hank Azaria

Famous Birthdays

  • Catie Waters, American jazz and R&B singer-songwriter, born in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Famous Deaths

  • Barry Evans, actor (Dr Upton-Dr in the House), dies at 53
  • Brian Connolly, lead singer (Sweet), dies of heart failure at 52
1997 Highlights

About February 9, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius