Tuesday 6 May 1997
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ranz Kyle .
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G..
In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits.
The Fifth Element, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The Rapture of Canaan by Sheri Reynolds was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Loriot.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania Legends or Flying Dragon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Or have a look at the whole 1997.
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Which were the important events of 6 May 1997 ?
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- Army Staff Sgt Delmar Simpson gets 25-year sentence for rape
- Michael Jackson and Bee Gees inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
- Rick Pitino becomes coach of Boston Celtics.
- NHL Hartford Whalers become Carolina Hurricanes.
- The Bank of England is given independence from political control, the most significant change in the bank's 300-year history.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize
- Jewel - You Were Meant For Me
- Puff Daddy - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- Savage Garden - I Want You
- Monica - For You I Will
- Hanson - MMMbop
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- Paula Cole - Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?
- AZ Yet - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- The Spice Girls - Wannabe
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?