What Happened on June 8, 1997

Historical Events

  • "Young Man From Atlanta" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 85 performances
  • French Open Men's Tennis: Gustavo Kuerten of Brazil wins first of 3 French titles; beats Spaniard Sergi Bruguera 6-3, 6-4, 6-2

Famous Deaths

  • George Turner, Australian author (b. 1916)
1997 Highlights

About June 8, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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