On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1997

Historical Events

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

69th Academy Awards: "The English Patient", Geoffrey Rush and Frances McDormand win

  • Australian parliament overturns world's 1st & only euthanasia law

Famous Deaths

  • Harold Melvin, American singer (Blue Notes), dies at 57
  • Martin Caidin, American aviation writer, dies at 69
1997 Highlights

About March 24, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries