Sunday 3 August 1997
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans.
In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits.
Cop Land, directed by James Mangold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... And It's All Small Stuff by Richard Carlson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rummel & Rabalder.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Broken Helix or A Fork in the Tale.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 August 1997 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
- Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
- St. Nicodemus
- Niger - Independence Day
- St. Walthen
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- Pietro Rizzuto: Italian-Canadian politician (d. 1997).
- 25th du Maurier Golf Classic: Colleen Walker wins
- BankBoston Senior Golf Classic
- Garth Brooks performs a free concert in Central Park New York for HBO
- Oued El-Had and Mezouara massacre in Algeria; a total of 116 villagers killed, 40 in Oued El-Had and 76 in Mezouara.
- 185,000 Teamsters Union United Parcel Service drivers walk off the job.
- Jeanne Calment, the oldest person ever, dies at age 122 years 164 days in Arles, France.
- Microsoft buys a $150 million share of financially troubled Apple Computer
- Korean Air Flight 801 crash lands west of Guam International Airport, resulting in the deaths of 228 people.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
- Meredith Brooks - Bitch
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Mo Money, Mo Problems
- Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- Robyn - Do You Know (What It Takes)
- Shawn Colvin - Sunny Came Home
- R. Kelly - Gotham City
- Bone Thugs N Harmony - Look Into My Eyes
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