On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1997

Historical Events

  • "It's a Slippery Slope" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC

Famous Deaths

  • Catherine Scorsese [Cappa], Italian-American actress (The King of Comedy, Goodfellas, Cape Fear), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 84
  • Ian Peter Leslie Smith, British journalist, dies at 52
  • Litz Pisk, movement teacher, dies at 87
  • Vince Williams, actor (Hamp-Guiding Light), dies of cancer at 39
1997 Highlights

About January 6, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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