Friday 16 May 1997
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cloe Mackie and Josh Temple.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G..
In UK Lovefool by The Cardigans was in the top 5 hits.
The Lost World: Jurassic Park, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Underboss by Peter Maas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Loriot.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing ABC Sports Indy Racing or Eat My Dust.
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1997 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
Famous Birthdays:16 May
- Elbridge Durbrow: American diplomat (Born 1903).
- Expos trailing SF Giants by 9 runs comeback to win 14-13
- St. Louis Cardinals Gary Gaetti records his 2,000th hits
- Brandi Sherwood, (Idaho) replaces Brook Lee (Miss Universe) as Miss USA.
- Atlanta Braves beat Saint Louis Cardinals, 1-0 in 13 innings.
- Brook Mehealani Lee, 26, of US crowned 46th Miss Universe.
- U.S. President Bill Clinton issues a formal apology to the surviving victims of the Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male and their families, 25 years after the 40-year "study" was exposed by reporter Jean Heller.
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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
- Hanson - MMMbop
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- Jewel - You Were Meant For Me
- Monica - For You I Will
- Savage Garden - I Want You
- Puff Daddy - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- Paula Cole - Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?
- AZ Yet - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
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