What Happened on February 9, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 11th American Comedy Award: Debbie Reynolds
  • 47th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 132-120 at Cleveland
  • Fox cartoon series "Simpsons" airs 167th episode the longest-running animated series in cartoon history

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kelly Robbins wins LPGA Diet Dr Pepper National Pro-Am

LPGA Golfer Kelly Robbins
LPGA Golfer
Kelly Robbins
  • Mark O'Meara wins Buick golf invitational

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