On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1997

Historical Events

  • 11th Soul Train Music Awards: Curtis Mayfield, and Babyface win

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Salkind, producer (Superman), dies at 75
  • Raymond Edwards, American doo-wop bass (The Silhouettes - "Get A Job"), dies of cancer at 72
1997 Highlights

About March 8, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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