What Happened on January 12, 1997

Historical Events

  • AFC Championship, Foxborough Stadium: New England Patriots beat Jacksonville Jaguars, 20-6
  • Ladies' figure skating star Oksana Baiul injured slightly while driving intoxicated in Bloomfield, Connecticut
  • NFC Championship, Lambeau Field, Green Bay: Green Bay Packers beat Carolina Panthers, 30-13
  • Space Shuttle STS 81 (Atlantis 18), launches into space
1997 History

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Huggins, American-Canadian physician and cancer researcher (1966 Nobel Prize), dies at 95
  • Jean Writer-Edern Hallier, dies at 60
  • Jill Summers, actress (Agatha Coronation Street), dies at 86

About January 12, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Un-Break My Heart - Toni Braxton
  • UK #1 Song: Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) - Tori Amos