Tuesday 4 February 1997
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton.
In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits.
Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 4 February 1997 ?
- Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
- Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
- Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
- Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
- Saint Gilbert (d. 1189)
- Saint John Hector de Britto
- Saint Rembert of Torhout
- Ayami Nakajō: Japanese actress and model.
- James Friell: political cartoonist, dies at age 84.
- Sec of State Margaret Albright announces she just discovered that her grandparents were Jewish
- 73 Israelis die when army copters collide
- OJ Simpson found libel in murders of Ron Goldman and Nicole Simpson
- Mario LeMieux is 7th NHL player to score 600 goals.
- O.J. Simpson is found liable in civil court for the death of Ron Goldman and for the battery of Nicole Brown Simpson. Simpson is ordered to pay $35 million in damages to the families of the two victims.
- En route to Lebanon, two Israeli Sikorsky CH-53 troop-transport helicopters collide in mid-air over northern Galilee, Israel killing 73.
- After at first contesting the results, Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic recognizes opposition victories in the November 1996 elections.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly
- The Spice Girls - Wannabe
- Whitney Houston - I Believe In You And Me
- Keith Sweat - Nobody
- Puff Daddy - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- Jewel - You Were Meant For Me
- BLACKstreet - No Diggity
- New Edition - I'm Still In Love With You
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