What Happened on January 21, 1997

Historical Events

  • An inquiry in North Wales names more than 80 child abusers

Famous Deaths

  • Colonel Tom Parker [Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk], Dutch-born talent manager (Elvis Presley), dies at 87
  • Dennis Main-Wilson, British TV and radio producer (Marty, Till Death Us Do Part), dies of lung cancer at 72
  • Michael Duane, British progressive educationalist and author, dies at 81
1997 Highlights

About January 21, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Un-Break My Heart - Toni Braxton
  • UK #1 Song: Your Woman - White Town