Monday 6 January 1997, Epiphany
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jenna Larson and John-Alan Slachta.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton.
In UK 2 Become 1 by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits.
Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Airframe by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Odoru daisosasen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing F1 Pole Position 64 Human Grand Prix: The New Generation or Everybody's Golf.
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Which were the important events of 6 January 1997 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
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- In Detroit, Michigan, the North American International Auto Show is held, over ten days. Chevrolet unveils the 1997 Corvette, dubbed "C5". A new small-block V-8 engine is introduced, the LS1, with 345-hp, and 10:1 compression ratio.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- Keith Sweat - Nobody
- Whitney Houston - I Believe In You And Me
- BLACKstreet - No Diggity
- New Edition - I'm Still In Love With You
- Merril Bainbridge - Mouth
- AZ Yet - Last Night
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
Top #9 songs in the UK
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