On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1997

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Single

"Something About the Way You Look Tonight" single is released in the UK by Elton John

Singer Elton John
Elton John
  • 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
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mother Teresa's State Funeral held in India

Catholic Missionary Mother Teresa
Catholic Missionary
Mother Teresa

1997 Highlights

About September 13, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo