What Happened on October 13, 1997

Historical Events

  • Andy Green's Jet-powered car reaches record 749.69 MPH

Famous Deaths

  • Adil Carcani, prime minister of Albania (1982-91), dies
  • Richard Mason, English author (The World of Suzie Wong), dies at 78
1997 Highlights

About October 13, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

Music Charts

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