Sunday January 05, 1997
US date format: 1/5/1997, UK date format: 5/1/1997
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 5, 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 Duljuice and Long ShotBTG.
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 Staying Alive.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Extreme-G or Armored Core: Project Phantasma.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 05, 1997?
- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Juan Darien-Carnival Mass closes at Vivian Beaumont, New York City
- Love Thy Neighbor, closes at Booth Theater, New York City
- Show Boat, closes at Gershwin Theater, New York City
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 05, 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 05, 1997
- Los Angeles Clippers - San Antonio Spurs : 93 - 84
- Los Angeles Lakers - Vancouver Grizzlies : 95 - 82
- Milwaukee Bucks - New York Knicks : 92 - 97
- Philadelphia 76ers - Sacramento Kings : 106 - 107
- Phoenix Suns - Boston Celtics : 102 - 109
- Dallas Cowboys - Carolina Panthers : 17 - 26
- Pittsburgh Steelers - New England Patriots : 3 - 28
Serie AItalian Football
- Atalanta - Verona : 1 - 0
- Cagliari - Piacenza : 1 - 0
- Fiorentina - Napoli : 3 - 0
- Inter - Roma : 3 - 1
- Lazio - Milan : 3 - 0
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Espanol - Compostela : 0 - 2
- Extremadura - Ath Madrid : 2 - 4
- Hercules - Sp Gijon : 1 - 1
- Oviedo - Logrones : 2 - 1
- Real Madrid - Ath Bilbao : 1 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 05If January 05, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 8 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 13 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?