What Happened on November 12, 1997

Historical Events

  • Dick Vitale signs with ESPN through year 2004

Famous Deaths

  • Carlos Surinach, Spanish-American composer, dies at 82
  • William Matthews, American poet, dies at 55
1997 Highlights

About November 12, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Candle In The Wind 1997/Something About The Way You Look Tonight - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: Barbie Girl - Aqua