Sunday 23 February 1997
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls.
In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits.
Donnie Brasco, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The Runaway Jury by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
- Oscar Lewenstein: impressario, dies at age 80.
- American Express Senior Golf Invitational
- Scientists in Scotland announced they succeeded in cloning an adult mammal, producing a lamb named Dolly
- Tucson Chrysler Golf Classic
- Jeff Sluman wins Tucson Golf Classic.
- Ali Abu Kamal opens fire in Empire State Building and kills one.
- NBC TV airs the film Schindler's List in the USA, completely uncensored, 65 million watch.
- A small fire occurs in the Russian Space station, Mir.
- A small fire occurs on the Russian space station Mir.
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