What Happened on September 13, 1997

Historical Events

  • 22nd Toronto International Film Festival: "The Hanging Garden" directed by Thom Fitzgerald wins the People's Choice Award
  • Carolina Hurricane's 1st exhibition game beat NY Islanders 4-1

Music Single

Elton John release single "Something About the Way You Look Tonight" in the UK

  • Elton John releases "Candle in the Wind 1997", a tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales in the UK
  • Katherine Shindle (Ill), 24, crowned 71st Miss America 1998

Historic Event

Mother Teresa's State Funeral held in India


1997 Highlights

About September 13, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Honey - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: The Drugs Don't Work - Verve