Monday 21 April 1997
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sydney Sierota .
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy.
In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits.
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, directed by David Mirkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The Partner by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Loriot.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carmen Sandiego's Great Chase Through Time or Duckman: The Graphic Adventures of a Private Dick.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 April 1997 ?
- Rome - city birthday.
- Saint Wolbodo
- Saint Konrad von Parzham
- Saint Anastasius I
- Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
- Texas-San Jacinto Day
- Grounation Day in Rastafari movement.
- Sunni Islam - Mawlid, Prophet Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Roman Empire - the Parilia was held in honor of Pales.
- Bah�'f Faith - First day of the festival of Ridv�n.
- Tiradentes - Brazil.
- Ashes of Timothy Leary and Gene Roddenberry launched into orbit
- 101st Boston Marathon won by Lameck Aguta of Kenya in 2:10:34.
- A Pegasus rocket carries the remains of 24 people into earth orbit, in the first space burial.
- Haouch Khemisti massacre: 93 villagers are killed in Algeria.
- A 126-day hostage crisis at the residence of the Japanese ambassador in Lima, Peru, ends after government commandos storm and capture the building, rescuing 71 hostages. One hostage dies of a heart attack, 2 soldiers are killed by rebel fire, and all 14 Tupac Amaru rebels are slain.
- France supports the new transitional government in Zaire, withdrawing its support of Mobutu Sese Seko.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Puff Daddy - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize
- Jewel - You Were Meant For Me
- Monica - For You I Will
- The Spice Girls - Wannabe
- Savage Garden - I Want You
- Celine Dion - All By Myself
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- AZ Yet - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- Paula Cole - Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?
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