What Happened on September 27, 1997

Famous Weddings

  • "The Cosby Show" actress Erika Alexander (28) weds screenwriter Tony Puryear (40) on outdoor ceremony in Malibu


American singer-rapper Coolio (34) weds Los Angeles radio DJ Josefa Salinas (37) in Las Vegas; divorce in 2000

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Trampler, American violist (Beaux Arts Trio), dies at 82
1997 Highlights

About September 27, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

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