What Happened on May 27, 1997

Historical Events

  • 1st all female (20 British women) team reach the North Pole
  • Indianapolis 500: Dutchman Arie Luyendyk wins from pole position for his second Indy victory; Treadway Racing finishes 1-2 with Luyendyk's teammate Scott Goodyear runner-up
  • Judge finds Pamela Lee not guilty of breaking a contract
  • Major league revenue sharing begins, NY Yanks pay out most $28M
  • Marv Albert pleads innocent to charges of sexual assault

Treaty of Interest

Russian President Boris Yeltsin signs a historic treaty with NATO

1997 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Soccer Mommy {Sophia Allison], American singer-songwriter ("Circle the Drain"), born in Z├╝rich, Switzerland
Born in 1997

About May 27, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 26 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: MMMBop - Hanson
  • UK #1 Song: I Wanna Be The One - Eternal Ft. Bebe Winans