What Happened on November 5, 1997

Historical Events

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

Film & TV History

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 [Kevin Paul Godfrey], British 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)

About November 5, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 6 months and 23 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