On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1997

Historical Events

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

Music awardsMusic Awards

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

Singer-Songwriter Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

"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
  • Gerald Marks, American songwriter ("All of Me"), dies at 96
1997 Highlights

About January 27, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Australia Day (Australia)

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