What Happened on September 6, 1997

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales held at Westminster Abbey in London

US Open Women's Tennis

US Open Women's Tennis: Martina Hingis wins her first US title; outclasses Venus Williams 6-0, 6-4


Famous Weddings

William H. Macy & Felicity Huffman

"Desperate Housewives" actress Felicity Huffman (34) weds "Fargo" actor William H. Macy (47) in Woody Creek, Colorado

Famous Deaths

  • P. H. Newby, British author and BBC radio director (b. 1918)
  • Philippe Rossillon, administrator, dies at 66

About September 6, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mo Money Mo Problems - The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase
  • UK #1 Song: Men in Black - Will Smith