Monday 5 May 1997
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Charlotte Vertes .
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.
The Fifth Element, directed by Luc Besson, 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 Loriot.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Feeble Files or Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 May 1997 ?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Married With Children final episode on Fox TV
- Iridium-1 Delta 2 Launch, successful.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize
- Jewel - You Were Meant For Me
- Puff Daddy - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- Savage Garden - I Want You
- Monica - For You I Will
- Hanson - MMMbop
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- Paula Cole - Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?
- AZ Yet - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- The Spice Girls - Wannabe
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Sport Games on 5 May 1997
- Seattle SuperSonics - Houston Rockets : 102 - 112
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Uerdingen - Unterhaching : 0 - 4
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Extremadura - Barcelona : 1 - 3
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Man United - Middlesbrough : 3 - 3
- Rangers - Motherwell : 0 - 2
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