What Happened on May 24, 1997

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Michigan

  • STS 84 (Atlantis 19), lands
  • Telstar-5 Proton Launch, Successful
1997 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Exzavier Whitley, American folk singer ("Finally Happy"), born in Omaha, Nebraska
Born in 1997

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Mulhare, Irish actor (Knight Rider), dies of lung cancer at 74

About May 24, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 26 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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