Friday 23 May 1997
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to MMMbop by Hanson.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 May 1997 ?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
- Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
- Discordianism: Day of Disunity
- King David, closes at New Amsterdam Theater, New York City
- Mel Karmazin replaces Peter Lund as CEO of CBS TV.
- Mohammad Khatami won at 1997 Iranian presidential election and became first Iranian Reformist President.
- Strom Thurmond becomes the longest-serving member in the history of the United States Senate (41 years and 10 months).
- A military coup in Sierra Leone replaces President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah with Major Johnny Paul Koromah.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Hanson - MMMbop
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- Monica - For You I Will
- The Spice Girls - Say You'll Be There
- Jewel - You Were Meant For Me
- Savage Garden - I Want You
- Paula Cole - Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?
- I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
- Puff Daddy - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
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