What Happened on September 28, 1997

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Newscaster David Brinkley, 74, retires after 54 years in broadcasting

  • Ryder Cup Golf, Valderrama GC, Spain: Europe wins 14½-13½ to retain the Cup; first time event contested in continental Europe; first of 6 consecutive victories at home by Europe

Baseball Record

St Louis Cardinals Mark McGwire hits his 58th HR of 1997 (34 with Oak A's)

Famous Weddings

Hilary Swank

Actor Chad Lowe (29) weds actress Hilary Swank (23)

1997 Highlights

About September 28, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: 4 Seasons Of Loneliness - Boyz II Men
  • UK #1 Song: Something About the Way You Look Tonight/Candle in the Wind 1997 - Elton John