Monday June 02, 1997

US date format: 6/2/1997, UK date format: 2/6/1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 2, 1997). 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. In that special week of June people in US were listening to MMMbop by Hanson. In UK Mmm Bop by Hanson was in the top 5 hits. Face/Off, directed by John Woo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Riding the Tiger. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ClayFighter 63⅓ or Extreme-G.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 02, 1997?


Holidays

  • Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
  • Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
  • Xenia name day in Slovakia.
  • The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.

Events

  • Liberals beat Conservatives in France
  • In Denver, Colorado, Timothy McVeigh is convicted on 15 counts of murder and conspiracy for his role in the 1995 terrorist bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • In Denver, Colorado, Timothy McVeigh is convicted on 15 counts of murder and conspiracy for his role in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Face/Off

Face/Off

Directed by: John Woo

Starring: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Alessandro Nivola

Country: United States of America

I Think I Do

I Think I Do

Directed by: Brian Sloan

Starring: Alexis Arquette, Christian Maelen, Luna Lauren Velez, Jamie Harrold

My Best Friend's Wedding

My Best Friend's Wedding

Directed by: P.J. Hogan

Starring: Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz, Rupert Everett

Country: United States of America

It's in the Water

It's in the Water

Directed by: Kelli Herd

Starring: Keri Jo Chapman, Teresa Garrett, Derrick Sanders, Timothy Vahle

Fall

Fall

Directed by: Eric Schaeffer

Starring: Eric Schaeffer, Amanda De Cadenet, Rudolf Martin, Francie Swift

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 02, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. - MMMbop
  2. - Return Of The Mack
  3. - Say You'll Be There
  4. - Hypnotizeyoutube
  5. - The Freshman
  6. - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
  7. - You Were Meant For Me
  8. - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T
  9. - It's Your Love
  10. - Hard To Say I'm Sorry

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Mmm Bop
  2. - I Wanna Be The Only One
  3. - Time To Say Goodbye (Con Te Partiro)
  4. - Free
  5. - Closer Than Close

Top #10 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. - Return Of The Mack
  5. - Hypnotizeyoutube
  6. - Thinking Of You/Let's Get Down
  7. - Don't Wanna Be A Player (From "Booty Call")
  8. - For You
  9. - I Love Me Some Him/I Don't Want To
  10. - In My Bed
Sport Games on June 02, 1997

Sport Games on June 02, 1997


La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Sociedad - Tenerife : 3 - 0
  • Zaragoza - Ath Madrid : 2 - 3
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TV Series

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

Riding the Tiger

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

Born to Run

Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

Knights of Ramune

Knights of Ramune

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

The Vanishing Man

The Vanishing Man

Shapes of the Invisible

Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

Days to next June 02

If June 02, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 3 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1997?

Books

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The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door

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The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

The Partner by John Grisham

The Partner

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

The Tenth Justice by Brad Meltzer

The Tenth Justice

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer exploded onto the literary stage with The Tenth Justice, a gripping, lightning-paced thriller that carries readers behind the scenes of the U.S.

Just As I Am by Billy Graham

Just As I Am

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autobiography of Billy Graham

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

ClayFighter 63⅓

ClayFighter 63⅓

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

Extreme-G

Extreme-G

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: futuristic racing

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

Battle-Girl

Battle-Girl

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Feral Interactive

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

F-22: Air Dominance Fighter

F-22: Air Dominance Fighter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Infogrames


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