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

Famous Deaths

  • Epic Soundtracks, English musician (Swell Maps, Crime and the City Solution, These Immortal Souls) (b. 1959)
  • Isaiah Berlin, Latvian-born historian of ideas (b. 1909)
  • James Robert Baker, American novelist, screenwriter (b. 1946)