On This Day

December 31, 1997 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Weddings in Music

Wedding of Interest

American rapper and actor "The Fresh Prince" Will Smith (43) weds actress Jada Pinkett (40) in Baltimore, Maryland

Deaths in Music

  • Floyd Cramer, American Country Music Hall of Fame pianist ("Last Date"; "On the Rebound"), dies of cancer at 64
1997 in Music