Thursday January 02, 1997
US date format: 1/2/1997, UK date format: 2/1/1997
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 2, 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 Colby Brock and LJ Benet.
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 Ark of Time or Dungeon Keeper.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 02, 1997?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
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- Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Columbus OH on WBZX 99.7 FM
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 02, 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 02, 1997
- Boston Celtics - Detroit Pistons : 87 - 99
- Dallas Mavericks - Charlotte Hornets : 97 - 107
- Los Angeles Lakers - Sacramento Kings : 90 - 83
- New Jersey Nets - Miami Heat : 91 - 101
- New York Knicks - Washington Bullets : 92 - 80
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Rangers - Celtic : 3 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 02If January 02, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 8 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 7 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in January 1997?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?