Friday 8 August 1997
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
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.
Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The Partner by John Grisham 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 Grant, Lee, Sherman: Civil War Generals 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1997 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
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- Duncan Swift: Jazz pianist, dies at 74.
- Mariners Randy Johnson strikes out 19 Chicago White Sox
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 8 August 1997
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Standard - Mouscron : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bochum - Duisburg : 0 - 0
- Stuttgart - Leverkusen : 1 - 0
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Meppen - Dusseldorf : 2 - 2
- Uerdingen - Wattenscheid : 2 - 1
- Unterhaching - F Koln : 0 - 1
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Auxerre - Paris SG : 2 - 3
- Rennes - Lyon : 0 - 3
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