What Happened on March 10, 1997

Historical Events

Television Premiere

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" created by Joss Whedon and starring Sarah Michelle Geller premieres on WB Television Network

Event of Interest

The PalmPilot, as developed by Jeffrey Hawkins, is released

Famous Birthdays

  • Belinda Bencic, Swiss tennis player (Hopman Cup 2018-19 [with Roger Federer]), born in Flawil, Switzerland
Born in 1997

Famous Deaths

  • (Dolores) LaVern Baker [Evans], American pop and R&B vocalist ("Jim Dandy"; "I Cried A Tear"), dies of cardiovascular disease at 67

About March 10, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Wannabe - Spice Girls
  • UK #1 Song: Mama/Who Do You Think You Are - Spice Girls