Saturday 1 February 1997
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marina Joyce .
In that special week of February 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 Airframe by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fortean TV.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Azure Dreams or Achtung Spitfire!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 February 1997 ?
- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
- The start of Black History Month in the United States.
- Imbolc - the first day of Spring in Ireland (Irish Calendar), one of the eight solar holidays in the Wheel of the Year.
- St. Veridiana
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 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
- Whitney Houston - I Believe In You And Me
- Keith Sweat - Nobody
- The Spice Girls - Wannabe
- BLACKstreet - No Diggity
- New Edition - I'm Still In Love With You
- Jewel - You Were Meant For Me
- Merril Bainbridge - Mouth
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Sport Games on 1 February 1997
- Detroit Pistons - New Jersey Nets : 90 - 75
- Golden State Warriors - Los Angeles Clippers : 98 - 110
- Miami Heat - Cleveland Cavaliers : 71 - 66
- Philadelphia 76ers - Milwaukee Bucks : 109 - 100
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Aalst - Gent : 1 - 0
- Charleroi - Lierse : 1 - 1
- Club Brugge - Genk : 2 - 1
- Germinal - St Truiden : 3 - 1
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Celta - Ath Madrid : 1 - 1
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Eibar - Salamanca : 0 - 0
- Lleida - Barcelona B : 0 - 0
- Real Madrid B - Albacete : 0 - 3
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