Friday 13 June 1997
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of June 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.
My Best Friend's Wedding, directed by P.J. Hogan, 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.
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Which were the important events of 13 June 1997 ?
- Saint Ragnobert, martyr [GTZ: Lyon]
- Saint Valericus, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Roman Empire ? Quinquatrus Minusculae held in honor of Minerva
- Roman Empire ? seventh day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- USA ? World Children's Day
- Saint Anthony of Padua), priest, confessor, Doctor of the Church [common; GTZ: Franciscans]
- Saint Agricius, bishop of Sens, confessor [GTZ: Sens]
- Saint Landoald, bishop, confessor [GTZ: Bruges]
- Saint Leo III, pope [PCP (Paris)]
- Saint Onuphrius, hermit, confessor [GTZ: Constance, Mainz]
- Saint Valerian, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Rambert
- Blessed Odwin
- Blessed Thomas Woodhouse, martyr
- Blessed Damhnade, virgin [ Fermanagh]
- Saint Felicola, virgin, martyr [GTZ: Cologne, Trier, Worms, France]
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- 51st NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Utah Jazz 4, games to 2
- Jurors in Okla City bombing trial sentence Timothy McVeigh to death
- Red Wings Vladimir Konstantinov and Slava Fetisov hurt in car crash
- A jury sentences Timothy McVeigh to the death penalty for his part in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
- Uphaar cinema fire, in New Delhi, India, killed 59 people, and over 100 people injured.
- American fugitive Ira Einhorn is arrested in France for the murder of Holly Maddux after 16 years on the run, though he would not return for another four years.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
- Hanson - MMMbop
- The Spice Girls - Say You'll Be There
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize
- The Freshman - The Verve Pipe
- I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
- Tim McGraw - It's Your Love
- Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T
- Meredith Brooks - Bitch
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