Wednesday 6 August 1997
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Julia Raleigh and Kristína Schmiedlová.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans.
In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits.
Cop Land, directed by James Mangold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... And It's All Small Stuff by Richard Carlson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching South Park.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Earth 2140 or Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 August 1997 ?
- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
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- NHL Nashville Tenn names Barry Trotz as its 1st coach
- Korean Air Flight 801, a Boeing 747-300, crashes into the jungle on Guam on approach to airport, killing 228.
- At the Macworld Expo, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates announce a five-year alliance of Apple Computer with Microsoft. Terms include: cross-licensing of existing patents plus new patents over the next five years, Microsoft will release Office for Macintosh over next five years, Apple will make Internet Explorer the default browser on all shipping Macintosh systems, Apple and Microsoft will collaborate on Java compatibility, Microsoft will invest US$150 million in Apple stock and hold it for at least
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Mo Money, Mo Problems
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life
- Meredith Brooks - Bitch
- Lil' Kim - Not Tonight
- Robyn - Do You Know (What It Takes)
- Shawn Colvin - Sunny Came Home
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Dru Hill - Never Make A Promise
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Sport Games on 6 August 1997
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Dortmund - FC Koln : 3 - 0
- Kaiserslautern - Hertha : 1 - 0
- M'gladbach - Bayern Munich : 1 - 1
- Wolfsburg - Hamburg : 1 - 1
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Inverness C - Livingston : 1 - 1
- Stranraer - Clyde : 0 - 0
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