What Happened on June 4, 1997

Historical Events

  • UN Security renews its "oilforfood" initiative whereby Iraq may sell $2 billion worth of oil to buy food, medicine and other necessities to alleviate civilian suffering under the sanctions imposed when it invaded Kuwait in 1990

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny "Hammond" Smith, American jazz and bop organist (Wild Horses Rock Steady), dies of cancer at 63
  • Kurt Alfred Adler, Austrian therapist and writer, dies at 92
  • Ronnie Lane, British rock bassist (Small Faces), dies of multiple sclerosis at 51
1997 Highlights

About June 4, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: MMMBop - Hanson
  • UK #1 Song: MMMbop - Hanson