Sunday 8 June 1997
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joanne Lavoie and Charlie George.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to MMMbop by Hanson.
In UK Mmm Bop by Hanson was in the top 5 hits.
Hercules, directed by Ron Clements, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alundra or Dungeon Keeper.
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Which were the important events of 8 June 1997 ?
- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
Famous Birthdays:08 June
- George Turner: Australian author and critic (d. 1997).
- Young Man From Atlanta closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 85 performances
- 67th French Mens Tennis: Gustavo Kuerten beats S Bruguera (63 64 62)
- BellSouth Senior Golf Classic at Opryland
- Pat Hurst wins LPGA Oldsmobile Classic
- A United States Coast Guard helicopter crashes near Humboldt Bay, California. All four crewmembers perish.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Hanson - MMMbop
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- The Spice Girls - Say You'll Be There
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize
- The Freshman - The Verve Pipe
- I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
- Jewel - You Were Meant For Me
- Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T
- Tim McGraw - It's Your Love
- AZ Yet - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
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