What Happened on September 1, 1997

Historical Events

  • "Doll's House" closes at Belasco Theater in New York
  • Cartoon Channel premieres in Japan


Jerry Lewis' 32nd Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $50,500,000

US Men's Tennis Open

Two-time defending US Open champion Pete Sampras has his 17-match winning streak, the 4th-longest of the Open Era in men’s singles, snapped in a 6-7, 7-5, 7-6, 3-6, 7-6 loss to Petr Korda of Czech Republic

1997 History

Famous Birthdays

JungkookJungkook (25 years old)

South Korean pop singer-songwriter (BTS - "Euphoria"), born in Busan, South Korea

Born in 1997

About September 1, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labor Day (United States), Labour Day (Canada)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mo Money Mo Problems - The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase
  • UK #1 Song: Men in Black - Will Smith