Wednesday January 01, 1997, NewYear’s Day
US date format: 1/1/1997, UK date format: 1/1/1997
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 1, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Nia Lovelis .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton.
In UK 2 Become 1 by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits.
Lost Highway, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while A Reporter's Life by Walter Cronkite was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Crow: City of Angels or The Forgotten Realms Archives.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 01, 1997?
- The Republic of Zaire officially joins the World Trade Organization, as Zaire.
- Ghanaian diplomat Kofi Annan is appointed Secretary General of the United Nations.
- Nia Lovelis: Drummer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 01, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- BLACKstreet - No Diggity
- Keith Sweat - Nobody
- Whitney Houston - I Believe In You And Me
- Merril Bainbridge - Mouth
- New Edition - I'm Still In Love With You
- Barbra Streisand - I Finally Found Someone
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
Top #9 songs in the UK
Sport Games on January 01, 1997
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Bolton - Bradford : 2 - 1
- Charlton - Ipswich : 1 - 1
- East Fife - Stirling : 1 - 3
- Huddersfield - Stoke : 2 - 1
- Norwich - Portsmouth : 1 - 0
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Shrewsbury - Blackpool : 1 - 3
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Hartlepool - Hull : 1 - 1
- Northampton - Cardiff : 4 - 0
- Torquay - Brighton : 2 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Arsenal - Middlesbrough : 2 - 0
- Chelsea - Liverpool : 1 - 0
- Coventry - Sunderland : 2 - 2
- Dundee United - Aberdeen : 4 - 0
- Dunfermline - Raith Rvs : 2 - 0
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Days to next January 01If January 01, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 8 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 5 days.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 01, 1997?
On January 01, 1997 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is January 01, 1997?
On January 01, 1997 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on January 01, 1997?
On January 01, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 01, 1997?
On January 01, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on January 01, 1997?
On January 01, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 01, 1997?
On January 01, 1997 several famous people were born including, Nia Lovelis.
Which famous people died on January 01, 1997?
Famous people died on January 01, 1997 include, John Burgess, Joan Rice, Hagood Hardy.
What was the number one song in January 01, 1997?
The number one song in the week of January 01, 1997 was Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton in US and 2 Become 1 by The Spice Girls in UK.
What were the top hits on January 01, 1997?
The top hits on January 01, 1997 were Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton, I Believe I Can Fly by R. Kelly, Don't Let Go (Love) by En Vogue in US and 2 Become 1 by The Spice Girls, Perfect Day by Various Artists, Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos in UK.