Friday January 03, 1997
US date format: 1/3/1997, UK date format: 3/1/1997
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 3, 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 Hollyn and Jacky Vasquez.
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 Gloom 3 or Beasts and Bumpkins.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 03, 1997?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
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- Bryant Gumbel co-hosted his final Today show on NBC-TV
- Eddo Brandes takes ODI hat-trick versus England at Harare.
- The People's Republic of China announces it will spend $27.7 billion USD to fight erosion and pollution in the Yangtze and Yellow river valleys.
- Burton Lane: American songwriter and composer (d....
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 03, 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 03, 1997
- Atlanta Hawks - New Jersey Nets : 95 - 85
- Minnesota Timberwolves - Boston Celtics : 94 - 84
- Orlando Magic - Chicago Bulls : 89 - 110
- Philadelphia 76ers - Golden State Warriors : 114 - 122
- Phoenix Suns - Indiana Pacers : 104 - 117
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Leca - Benfica : 1 - 5
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 03If January 03, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 8 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 11 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in January 1997?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?