Sunday June 01, 1997: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 6/1/1997, UK date format: 1/6/1997

June 1st, 1997 was the 152nd day of the year 1997 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Gemini. The day of the week was Sunday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Mohammed Zakaria and Guillermo Vázquez Maradiaga.

The number one song in US was MMMbop by Hanson. Lovefool by The Cardigans was #1 song in the UK.

Batman & Robin, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1997 while Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, Marci Shimoff was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Riding the Tiger. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chō Jikū Yōsai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka or Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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June 01, 1997 Events

What happened on June 01, 1997?

Historical Events

  • 1st New York Women Film Festival opens
  • 51st Tony Awards: Titanic and Last Night of Ballyhoo win
  • Ameritech Senior Golf Open
  • Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA Michelob Light Classic
  • Heartland LPGA Classic
  • Vijay Singh wins Golf Memorial at Muirfield Village Country Club - 14 under par
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June 01, 1997 Famous Birthdays

Other June 1st famous birthdays

  • Marilyn Monroe

    American actress, singer, model and actress.

  • German model.

  • Canadian singer-songwriter and one of the most popular female singers in the 1990s.

  • Morgan Freeman

    He was an American actor who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2005 for his role as Million Dollar Baby.

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How old am I?

If June 01, 1997 is your birthday you are 26 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on June 01.

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June 01, 1997 Famous Deaths

Who died on June 01, 1997?

Other June 1st famous deaths

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June 01, 1997 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Gemini personality

Who should a Gemini marry?

Babies born in June are either Gemini or Cancer. People born before June 20th are Gemini, while people born from June 21st have the sign of Cancer

Personality of June born

Chinese Zodiac

Ox chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Ox

Element: Fire

Ox personality

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June 01, 1997 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was June 01, 1997?

The day of the week was Sunday.

June 1st marks the 151st day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1997.

There are 213 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


June 01, 1997 Holidays and Observances

What is special on June 01, 1997?


  • Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
  • Children's Day in some countries.
  • Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
  • Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
  • Tunisia - Constitution Day / Victory Day 1959.
  • The Ascension in Eastern Christianity.
  • Nirvana of Buddhists.


  • Global Day of Parents
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Music charts

What was the number one song on June 01, 1997? Which were the top hits on June 01, 1997?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - MMMbop
  2. - Hypnotizeyoutube
  3. - Say You'll Be There
  4. - Return Of The Mack
  5. - You Were Meant For Me

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Lovefool
  2. - You're Not Alone
  3. - I Believe I Can Fly
  4. - You Might Need Somebody
  5. - Love Won't Wait

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  2. - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
  3. - Cupid
  4. - Hypnotizeyoutube
  5. - Thinking Of You/Let's Get Down

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Solo En Ti
  2. - Ya Me Voy Para Siempre
  3. - Unidos Para Siempre
  4. - El Destino
  5. - Secuestro De Amor

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Batman & Robin

Batman & Robin

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell, Uma Thurman

Country: United States of America



Release year: 1997

Directed by: Jill Sprecher

Starring: Toni Collette, Parker Posey, Lisa Kudrow, Alanna Ubach

M.D.C. - Maschera di cera

M.D.C. - Maschera di cera

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Sergio Stivaletti

Starring: Romina Mondello, Elisabetta Rocchetti, Robert Hossein, Sonia Topazio, Gabriella Giorgelli, Rosa Pianeta, Riccardo Serventi Longhi, Omero Capanna

Country: Italy

Con Air

Con Air

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Simon West

Starring: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich, Colm Meaney

Country: United States of America

Career Girls

Career Girls

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Mike Leigh

Starring: Katrin Cartlidge, Lynda Steadman, Kate Byers, Mark Benton

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Riding the Tiger

Riding the Tiger

Release year: 1997

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

Born to Run

Born to Run

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Phil Coles

Knights of Ramune

Knights of Ramune

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

The Vanishing Man

The Vanishing Man

Release year: 1997

Shapes of the Invisible

Shapes of the Invisible

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, Marci Shimoff

Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul


There are many ways to describe a woman: mother, daughter, friend, student, professional... Each of us is unique and special, but we all share a common bond.

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

The Notebook


Sometimes a love story captures our hearts so much that it becomes more than just a story. It becomes an experience we will never forget. The Notebook is one such book.

Just As I Am by Billy Graham

Just As I Am


Autobiography of Billy Graham

The Dilbert Future by Scott Adams

The Dilbert Future


Bill Gates, you are now dead! Today's technology guru, Bill Gates, is here with his hilarious New York Times bestseller. It looks at the new millennium ahead and boldly predicts more stupidity.

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air


National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest saw nothing that suggested that a deadly storm was coming down.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chō Jikū Yōsai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka

Chō Jikū Yōsai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation, PlayStation 3

Genre: Action Sci-Fi Shooter

Publisher: Bandai

Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors

Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Publisher: BBC Multimedia

Deer Hunter

Deer Hunter

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Color, Mobile phone, BlackBerry, iOS, Android

Publisher: Previous publishers: WizardWorks Software, MacSoft, Sorrent (now Glu Mobile), Vatical Entertainment

101 Dalmatians: Escape from DeVil Manor

101 Dalmatians: Escape from DeVil Manor

Platform: PC

Genre: Action/Adventure/Strategy

Publisher: Disney Interactive

Dark Angel

Dark Angel

Platform: PC

Genre: 2D Platform game (run-and-gun), action-adventure

Publisher: Vicarious Visions


June 01, 1997 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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Sport Games on June 01, 1997

Sport Games on June 01, 1997


American Basketball
  • Utah Jazz - Chicago Bulls : 82 - 84
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Serie A

Italian Football
  • Bologna - Inter : 2 - 2
  • Juventus - Lazio : 2 - 2
  • Milan - Cagliari : 0 - 1
  • Napoli - Vicenza : 1 - 0
  • Piacenza - Perugia : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of June 01, 1997

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - Hertha : 2 - 1
  • Ein Frankfurt - Kaiserslautern : 0 - 0
  • Mainz - F Koln : 2 - 0
  • Mannheim - Oldenburg : 2 - 0
  • Meppen - Essen : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of June 01, 1997

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Ath Bilbao : 0 - 2
  • Espanol - Logrones : 5 - 1
  • Hercules - Barcelona : 2 - 1
  • La Coruna - Valladolid : 0 - 2
  • Oviedo - Sevilla : 1 - 0
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