What Happened on January 27, 1997

Historical Events

  • "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" opens at Gershwin NYC

American Music Awards

24th American Music Awards: Toni Braxton & Alanis Morissette win

Famous Birthdays

  • Kinga Głyk, Polish jazz electric bassist and composer (Dream), born in Rydułtowy, Poland
Born in 1997

Famous Divorces

Charlie Sheen

"Wall Street" actor Charlie Sheen (31) divorces model Donna Peele after nearly 5 months of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Cecil Arthur Lewis, British fighter pilot and writer, dies at 98
  • David Townsend, English cricket batsman (3 Tests, HS 36; Durham CCC), dies at 84
  • Gerald Marks, American songwriter ("All of Me"), dies at 96

About January 27, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Australia Day (Australia)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Un-Break My Heart - Toni Braxton
  • UK #1 Song: Beetlebum - Blur