What Happened on November 8, 1997

Historical Events

  • Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Hollywood Park; winners: Countess Diana, Elmhurst, Ajina, Spinning World, Favorite Trick, Chief Bearhart, Skip Away
  • Tampa Bay Devil Rays name their 1st manager Larry Rothschild

Famous Weddings

Alison Krauss

Bluegrass musician Alison Krauss marries Pat Bergeson

About November 8, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 10 months and 22 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