What Happened on January 9, 1997

Historical Events

  • After 5 days missing, Tony Bullimore rescued alive after his boat capsized in Southern Ocean

Music History

Heart attacks sends singer Frank Sinatra back to hospital

  • Krzysztof Penderecki's choral symphony "Seven Gates of Jerusalem" premieres in Jerusalem, Israel
1997 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Lauryn McClain, American actress and singer, born in Decatur, Georgia
Born in 1997

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Osobka-Morawski, prime minister of Poland (1945-47), dies
  • Junaidu ibn Buhari, scholar, dies at 90

About January 9, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 8 months and 20 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: 2 Become 1 - Spice Girls