View famous people who died in 1997 such as Mother Theresa, Gianni Versace, and John Denver.
‘Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G.’ is the first biography to be authorized by his estate and is the most personal and revealing documentary about the late Christopher Wallace that anyone has ever seen. Watch the full-length ‘Biography Presents’ documentary online at A&E.
The assassination of designer Gianni Versace is the subject of season two of ‘American Crime Story,’ following season one on OJ Simpson. The FX TV show stretches back from Andrew Cunnan’s murder of Versaci to the men’s childhoods, suggesting homophobia hampered the investigation.
Jacques Cousteau was a French undersea explorer, researcher, photographer and documentary host who invented diving and scuba devices, including the Aqua-Lung. He also conducted underwater expeditions and produced films and television series, including the Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau.
Mother Teresa was the founder of the Order of the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic congregation of women dedicated to helping the poor. Considered one of the 20th Century's greatest humanitarians, she was canonized as Saint Teresa of Calcutta in 2016.