Sunday 25 May 1997
It was Sunday, 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 Just As I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham by Billy Graham was one of the best selling books.
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- Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
- Saint Reinolf
- Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
- Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
- Argentina - Day of May Revolution/National Day (1810)
- Towel Day, in memory of Douglas Adams, is observed in ?
- The Ascension, one of the great feasts in the Christian liturgical calendar
- Saint Bede the Venerable (died 735)
- Saint Frederic
- Saint Augustine of Canterbury
- Saint Bruno of Wnrzburg
- The former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Day of Youth
- Saint Hildebert
- Chad, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe - African Liberation Day
- Officially declared Carrie Underwood Day in Oklahoma for her winning American Idol
- Jordan - National Day/Arab Renaissance Day (1946)
- Africa Day commemorating the 1963 fouding of he AU's precursor, OAU
- United States - Memorial Day/Decoration Day, a legal holiday (1868)
- Lebanon, Liberation Day (1999)
- Saint Pope Gregory VII (died 1085)
- Muhammad Fadhel: Prime Minister of Iraq (1953-54), dies.
- Bell Atlantic Senior Golf Classic
- Indianapolis 500 race
- Rosie Jones wins LPGA Corning Classic.
- A military coup in Sierra Leone replaces President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah with Major Johnny Paul Koromah.
- Todd and Mel Stottlemyre become first father and son to win 100 Major League Baseball games.
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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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