Friday August 01, 1997
US date format: 8/1/1997, UK date format: 1/8/1997
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 1, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Phil Coenen and Kenzie Elizabeth.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans.
In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits.
Event Horizon, directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Up Island by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tiger Bay.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Claw or Hot Shots Golf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 01, 1997?
- Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
- Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
- St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
- Angola - Armed Forces Day
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- Boeing and McDonnell Douglas complete their merger.
- Steve Jobs returns to Apple Computer, Inc at Macworld in Boston.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 01, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
- Meredith Brooks - Bitch
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Mo Money, Mo Problems
- Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- Robyn - Do You Know (What It Takes)
- Shawn Colvin - Sunny Came Home
- R. Kelly - Gotham City
- Bone Thugs N Harmony - Look Into My Eyes
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112 - I'll Be Missing You
- The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase - Mo Money Mo Problems
- Mary J. Blige - I Can Love You/Love Is All We Need
- Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
- Lil' Kim Feat. Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy Elliott & Angie Mar - Not Tonight
- SWV (Featuring Puff Daddy) - Someone
- Rome - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
- En Vogue - Whatever
- Dru Hill - Never Make A Promise
- Magoo And Timbaland - Up Jumps Da Boogie
Sport Games on August 01, 1997
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Schalke 04 - Leverkusen : 2 - 1
- Stuttgart - Munich 1860 : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Dusseldorf - Uerdingen : 1 - 1
- F Koln - Meppen : 2 - 2
- St Pauli - Gutersloh : 0 - 0
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Bordeaux - Monaco : 1 - 0
- Toulouse - Rennes : 1 - 0
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Days to next August 01If August 01, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 1 month, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 6 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in August 1997?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?