Monday 7 July 1997
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans.
In UK Mmm Bop by Hanson was in the top 5 hits.
Contact, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Songs in Ordinary Time by Mary McGarry Morris was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 7 July 1997 ?
- Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
- United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
- Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
- Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
- Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
- Solomon Islands - Independence Day (1978)
- Spain - San Fermfn festival or running of the bulls, in Pamplona, Navarre.
- Worldwide - Bungie Day
- United States - Bonza bottler day
- Japan - Tanabata
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- Jerry Doggett: Sportscaster (Brooklyn / LA Dodgers), dies at 80.
- The Great Flood begins in southern Poland.
- Mayo Clinic researchers warn that the dieting drug ampquotfen-phenampquot can cause severe heart and lung damage.
- NATO invites the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland to join the alliance in 1999.
- In London, scientists report their DNA analysis findings from a Neanderthal skeleton, which support the out of Africa theory of human evolution, placing an ampquotAfrican Eveampquot at 100,000 to 200,000 years ago.
- Miguel Ángel Blanco is kidnapped in Ermua, Spain and murdered by the ETA.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
- Meredith Brooks - Bitch
- Hanson - MMMbop
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- Bone Thugs N Harmony - Look Into My Eyes
- I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
- The Spice Girls - Say You'll Be There
- Shawn Colvin - Sunny Came Home
- Robyn - Do You Know (What It Takes)
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
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