What Happened on October 19, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Annie" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • 700th World Series home run (Sandy Alomar, Cleveland Indians)

Famous Deaths

  • Glen Buxton, guitarist (Alice Cooper), dies of pneumonia at 49
  • Harold French, British director and actor (The Cavalier of the Streets, Trio, Quartet), dies at 97
  • Pilar MirĂ³, Spanish screenwriter and director (Wether, Beltenebros), dies at 57