On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Army Staff Sgt Delmar Simpson gets 25-year sentence for rape

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Michael Jackson & Bee Gees inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
Bee Gees Guitarist Maurice Gibb
Bee Gees Guitarist
Maurice Gibb
Bee Gees Singer Barry Gibb
Bee Gees Singer
Barry Gibb
  • NHL Hartford Whalers become Carolina Hurricanes
  • Rick Pitino becomes coach of Boston Celtics
  • The Bank of England is given independence from political control, the most significant change in the bank's 300-year history

Famous Weddings

  • "The X-Files" actor David Duchovny (36) weds actress Tea Leoni (31) in the garden of the Grace Church School