Sunday 26 January 1997
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pasaye Twins in Palatine and Ieva Gaile.
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 Battle-Girl or Enemy Nations.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1997 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Pasaye Twins in Palatine: Illinois, twin born 92 days after his brother (October 26).
- Ieva Gaile: Latvian figure skater.
- Ideal Husband closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 308 performances
- Super Bowl XXXI: Green Bay Packers beat NE Patriots, 35-21 in Pasadena
- 85th Australian Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Carlos Moya (6-2, 6-3, 6-3).
- Brunswick World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by John Gant.
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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