On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bella Thorne, American actress (Shake It Up), born in Pembroke Pines, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Bertrand Goldberg, American architect (b. 1913)
  • Brown Meggs, CEO (Capitol Records), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 66
  • Robin Lee, American figure skater, dies at 77