What Happened on May 2, 1997

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery", starring Mike Myers and Elizabeth Hurley, is released

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Donald Trump and Marla Maples announce they are separating

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Mercury Mail announces its 1 millionth internet subscriber

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Police arrest transsexual prostitute Atisone Seiuli with Eddie Murphy

  • Republic of Texas security chief Robert Scheidt surrenders

Famous Deaths

  • Paulo Freire, Brazilian educator (b. 1921)