Saturday 24 May 1997
It was Saturday, 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 24 May 1997 ?
- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
- Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
- Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
- Saint Amadl
- Saint Suzanna
- Mary, Help of the Christians
- Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
- Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.
- Edward Mulhare: Cork City, Ireland -- Actor (Daniel Gregg-Ghost & Mrs Muir).
- STS 84 (Atlantis 19), lands
- Telstar-5 Proton launch, successful.
- Actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Michigan.
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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