What Happened on July 25, 1997

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Autumn Jackson, found guilty of trying to extort $40M from Bill Cosby

  • Canadian rocker Rick Danko (The Band) gets suspended sentence in Japan for drug smuggling

Film & TV History

Carroll O'Connor found not guilty of slandering Harry Perzigian

  • Howard Stern is fired from radio station, KEGL Dallas
  • K. R. Narayanan is sworn-in as India's 10th president and the first Dalit, formerly called "untouchable" to hold the office
  • QB Brett Favre, re-signs with Green Bay Packers for $50M for 7 yrs
  • Scientists announce the first human stem cells to be cultured in a laboratory using tissue taken from aborted human embryos
  • Vincent "The Chin" Gigante found guilty of racketeering in NYC
1997 History

Famous Deaths

Ben Hogan (1912-1997)

American golfer (9-time major title winner; US masters 1951, 53), dies of a stroke at 84

  • Margaret Farrer, English midwife, dies at 83

About July 25, 1997

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
  • UK #1 Song: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Ft. 112