On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1997

Historical Events

Historic Event

Picasso's painting TĂȘte de Femme is stolen from a London gallery, and is recovered a week later.

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Hopkins, English clinical neurologist and Director of the Research Unit at the Royal College of Physicians, dies at 59
  • Cheddi Jagan, Guyanese politician, 'Father of the Nation' Guyanese Premier (1953, 1957-64) dies at 78
  • Ed Furgol, American golfer (US Open 1954), dies at 79
  • Michael Manley, Jamaican PM (PNP, 1972-80, 89-92), dies
1997 Highlights

About March 6, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Wannabe - Spice Girls
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Speak - No Doubt