Saturday 16 August 1997
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Greyson Chance and Piper Curda.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans.
In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits.
Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching South Park.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crusader: Adventure Out of Time or The Feeble Files.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 August 1997 ?
- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Famous Birthdays:16 August
- For only 2nd time Stanley Cup leaves North America (heads to Russia)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Mo Money, Mo Problems
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life
- Meredith Brooks - Bitch
- The Spice Girls - 2 Become 1
- Lil' Kim - Not Tonight
- Robyn - Do You Know (What It Takes)
- Dru Hill - Never Make A Promise
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
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