Saturday 31 May 1997
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Inês Murta and Milka-Emilia Pasanen.
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.
Con Air, directed by Simon West, 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.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 64 Ōzumō or Carmen Sandiego Word Detective.
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Which were the important events of 31 May 1997 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
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- Rosie Will Monroe: World War II icon (Rosie the riveter), dies at age 76.
- Once Upon a Matress, closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 187 performances
- Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraqi military escorts on board an UNSCOM helicopter try to physically prevent the UNSCOM pilot from flying the helicopter in the direction of its planned destination, threatening the safety of the aircraft and their crews.
- Hugo Banzer wins the Presidential elections in Bolivia.
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
- The Spice Girls - Say You'll Be There
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- Jewel - You Were Meant For Me
- Monica - For You I Will
- I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
- The Freshman - The Verve Pipe
- Savage Garden - I Want You
- Paula Cole - Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?
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