Monday January 06, 1997, Epiphany

US date format: 1/6/1997, UK date format: 6/1/1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 6, 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 Jenna Larson and John-Alan Slachta. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Fallen Man by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Staying Alive. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Law: Meaning of Death or Elemental Gearbolt.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 06, 1997?


Holidays

  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
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Events

  • In Detroit, Michigan, the North American International Auto Show is held, over ten days. Chevrolet unveils the 1997 Corvette, dubbed "C5". A new small-block V-8 engine is introduced, the LS1, with 345-hp, and 10:1 compression ratio.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Chasing Amy

Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee, Scott Mosier

Country: United States of America

Prefontaine

Prefontaine

Directed by: Steve James

Starring: Jared Leto, R. Lee Ermey, Ed O'Neill, Breckin Meyer

Nirvana

Nirvana

Directed by: Gabriele Salvatores

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Diego Abatantuono, Sergio Rubini, Stefania Rocca

Zeus and Roxanne

Zeus and Roxanne

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Kathleen Quinlan, Arnold Vosloo, Dawn McMillan

Shadow Conspiracy

Shadow Conspiracy

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Donald Sutherland, Linda Hamilton, Stephen Lang

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 06, 1997?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam")
  2. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  3. - Nobody
  4. - Don't Let Go (Love)
  5. - I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife")
  6. - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  7. - No Diggity
  8. - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
  9. - No Time
  10. - Pony

Top #1 Latin songs

  1. - Asi Como Te Conoci
Sport Games on January 06, 1997

Sport Games on January 06, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Golden State Warriors : 109 - 101
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Portland Trail Blazers : 84 - 88
  • Utah Jazz - Chicago Bulls : 89 - 102
See all Basketball game results of January 06, 1997

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Betis - Valencia : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of January 06, 1997

Ethniki Katigoria

Football (Greece)
  • OFI - Aris : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of January 06, 1997

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Out of Sight

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Förmannen som försvann

Förmannen som försvann

Holding the Baby

Holding the Baby

Solo für Sudmann

Solo für Sudmann

Days to next January 06

If January 06, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 8 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • LIFE: Year In Pictures
  • Time: AIDS researcher Dr. David Ho, TIME's Man the Year, examines enlarged image of a T cell infected wit
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9567
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.359360
  • Wired: Wired - January, 1997

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Fallen Man by Tony Hillerman

The Fallen Man

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Human bones lie on a ledge under the peak of Ship Rock mountain, the remains of a murder victim undisturbed for more than a decade. Three hundred miles across the Navajo reservation, a harmless old canyon guide is felled by …

A Reporter's Life by Walter Cronkite

A Reporter's Life

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"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR."--The Wall Street Journal"Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year."--Ann

Make the Connection by Bob Greene, Oprah Winfrey

Make the Connection

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A book detailing Bob Greene's exercise program includes a ten-step regimen, with testimonials by Oprah Winfrey detailing her success with the program that led to her losing weight and feeling better

The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton

The Book of Ruth

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Winner of the 1989 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for best first novel, this exquisite book confronts real-life issues of alienation and violence from which the author creates a stunning testament to the human capacity for mercy, compassion and love.

My Gal Sunday by Mary Higgins Clark

My Gal Sunday

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A dashing ex-president and his young congresswoman bride become an irresistible sleuthing duo in four acclaimed stories from the Queen of Suspense.Henry

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Action-adventure w/ shooting elements

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

Extreme Assault

Extreme Assault

Platform: DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Blue Byte Software

Elemental Gearbolt

Elemental Gearbolt

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

Donkey Kong Land III

Donkey Kong Land III

Platform: Game Boy, Game Boy Color, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Nintendo


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