What Happened on July 15, 1997

Historical Events

  • Jerold Mackenzie awarded $26.6M (later reduced to $625,000) for being fired from Miller Brewing for sexual harassment for relaying a Seinfeld episode to a co worker

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Chaig, paleontologist (Carl Sagan of BBC), dies at 70

Gianni VersaceGianni Versace (1946-1997)

Italian fashion designer (Versace), shot and murdered by Andrew Cunanan at 50

1997 Highlights

About July 15, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
  • UK #1 Song: D'you Know What I Mean? - Oasis