Saturday 25 January 1997
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lainey Lipson .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton.
In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits.
Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Brass Eye.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beast Wars: Transformers or Ecstatica II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 January 1997 ?
- St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
- Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
- Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
- Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
- Winter-Een-Mas - celebration of videogames and the people that play them. Winter-een-mas lasts for a whole week, which is always the very last week in January, the 25th through the 31st.
- Roman Empire - second day of the Sementivae in honour of Ceres and Terra
- 71st Australian Women's Tennis: Martina Hingis beat Mary Pierce (6-2, 6-2).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly
- Keith Sweat - Nobody
- Whitney Houston - I Believe In You And Me
- BLACKstreet - No Diggity
- Merril Bainbridge - Mouth
- New Edition - I'm Still In Love With You
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
- Sheryl Crow - If It Makes You Happy
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