What Happened on September 15, 1997

Historical Events

  • Edison Intl purchases Anaheim Stadium naming rights for $50M
  • Google.com is registered as a domain name

Film & TV History

Oprah Winfrey announces she will continue her show through 2000

  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania public radio station WRTI (90.1 FM) switches from all jazz to classical-by-day/jazz-by-night format in response to loss of commercial classical station WLFN (95.7 FM); WFLN's library and several DJ's made the transition
1997 History

About September 15, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Honey - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: Something About the Way You Look Tonight/Candle in the Wind 1997 - Elton John