What Happened on May 19, 1997

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"The Lost World: Jurassic Park", directed by Steven Spielberg, and starring Jeff Goldblum and Julianne Moore, premieres in the US

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

Film and stage actor Matthew Broderick (35) weds Sex and the City actress Sarah Jessica Parker (32) in New York

Famous Deaths

  • Millie, dog of US President George H. W. Bush (Millie's Book), dies at 12
1997 Highlights

About May 19, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Victoria Day (Canada)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: MMMBop - Hanson
  • UK #1 Song: You're Not Alone - Olive