On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1997

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Batman and Robin" directed by Joel Schumacher, starring George Clooney, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Chris O'Donnell premieres in Los Angeles

Actor George Clooney
Actor
George Clooney
Actor Chris O'Donnell
Actor
Chris O'Donnell
Actor, Body Builder and Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actor, Body Builder and Governor of California
Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • 1st ever baseball inter-league game SF Giants beat Texas Rangers 4-3

Notable FireworksGlobe Theatre Fire

Shakespeare's Globe theatre opens in London, England, replica of original Globe theatre (1599-1642) with performance of Henry V, after campaign by Sam Wanamaker

Learn More
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on fire
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on fire
Learn More

Famous Birthdays

  • William Cuddy, Canadian actor (Amelia)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Rapper and actor Snoop Dogg (25) weds high school sweetheart Shante Taylor at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Marina Del Rey, California

Rapper Snoop Dogg
Rapper
Snoop Dogg

Famous Deaths

  • Bulat Okudzhava, Russian writer and musician (b. 1924)
1997 Highlights

About June 12, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini