Thursday 1 May 1997
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jake Foushee and Miles Ocampo.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G..
In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits.
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, directed by Jay Roach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Naked by David Sedaris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Loriot.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beach Festival World Championship 1997 or G-Darius.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 May 1997 ?
- Saint James the Less.
- Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
- Saint Florine
- Saint Augustin Schoeffer
- Saint Theodulf.
- Saint Andeol.
- Czech Republic - "National Love Day" ? couples tend to flock to the memorial of the poet Karel Hynek M�cha in Prague and kiss.
- Festival of Matsu in Taiwan and various locales along the southern coast of China (2005).
- Malta - L-Ewwel ta Mejju, Malta, Jum il-haddiem (Worker's Day).
- United States - Law Day, U.S.A., Loyalty Day.
- Roman Empire - fourth and last day of the Floralia in honour of Flora.
- Roman Empire - all-female festival in honour of Bona Dea.
- Saint Joseph the Worker (also known as Saint Joseph's Day).
- Maharashtra Divas (Maharashtra Day) in the state of Maharastra, India. On May 1, 1960, Maharashtra came into existence when Bombay State was split into the new linguistic states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
- Beltane, L� Bealtaine, the first day of Summer in modern Ireland was celebrated by the Celts, and is now also celebrated by Neopagans and Wiccans.
- May crowning - Unofficial ritual ceremony usually happening in the Roman Catholic Church.
- Lei Day - Hawaiian holiday for the Lei.
- Saint Jeremiah.
- May Day, Labour Day, Workers' Day, Day of the International Solidarity of Workers.
- Italy - national holiday (Giorno dei Lavoratori).
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- Bebe: AKA Flipper, dolphin, dies at 40.
- Toni Blair elected Prime Minister of the UK
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize
- Puff Daddy - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- Jewel - You Were Meant For Me
- Monica - For You I Will
- Savage Garden - I Want You
- The Spice Girls - Wannabe
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- AZ Yet - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- Paula Cole - Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?
- B-Rock & The Bizz - My Baby Daddy
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