On This Day

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

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Mulhare, Irish actor (Knight Rider), dies of lung cancer at 74
1997 Highlights

About May 24, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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