On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1997

Historical Events

Music awardsMusic City News Awards

31st Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & LeAnn Rimes win

Country Singer LeAnn Rimes
Country Singer
LeAnn Rimes
  • The Dairat Labguer massacre in Algeria; 50 people are killed

Famous Deaths

  • Dal Stivens, Australian author (b. 1911)
  • John Wolters, American drummer (Dr. Hook -"When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman"), dies at 52
1997 Highlights

About June 16, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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