On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 2 hours after Davey Johnson resigns he is named AL Manager of Year

Event of interestEvent of Interest

French court orders producer Jacques Charrier, ex-husband of Brigitte Bardot, to pay the former screen star $8,300 in damages

Actress and Model Brigitte Bardot
Actress and Model
Brigitte Bardot

Famous Deaths

  • Epic Soundtracks [Kevin Paul Godfrey], English musician (Swell Maps, Crime and the City Solution, These Immortal Souls), dies in his sleep at 38
  • Isaiah Berlin, Latvian-British philosopher, dies at 88
  • James Robert Baker, American novelist, screenwriter (b. 1946)