Tuesday 8 July 1997
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carl Riemer and Kid Lucas.
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.
On TV people were watching Oz.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Manager: Season 97/98 or Final Fantasy VII.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 July 1997 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
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- Charles Drake: Geologist, dies of heart attack at 92.
- 68th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Jacobs Field, Cleveland
- NATO invites the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland to join the alliance in 1999.
- Mayo Clinic researchers warn that the dieting drug "fen-phen" can cause severe heart and lung damage.
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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