Thursday 8 May 1997
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
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 Balls of Steel or Doraemon: Nobita to Mittsu no Seireiseki.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1997 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
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- Kai-Uwe Von Hassel: German President of Bundestag (CDU 1969-72), dies.
- Tea Leoni and David Duchovny wed in Greenwich Village
- A China Southern Airlines Boeing 737 crashes on approach into Bao'an International Airport, killing 35 people.
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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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