Wednesday 8 January 1997
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Fran Brodić .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton.
In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits.
Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Airframe by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Odoru daisosasen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 101 Dalmatians: Escape from DeVil Manor or A Fork in the Tale.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1997 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Intel releases the 166 MHz and 200 MHz Pentium processors with MMX multimedia extension instructions. Bus speed is 66 MHz. They incorporate 4.5 million transistors. Performance of the 200 MHz version is 350 MIPS. Code-name during development was P55C. MMX originally stood for "matrix-multiplication extensions".
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1997 ?
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)
- Keith Sweat - Nobody
- Whitney Houston - I Believe In You And Me
- BLACKstreet - No Diggity
- New Edition - I'm Still In Love With You
- Merril Bainbridge - Mouth
- AZ Yet - Last Night
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
Top #9 songs in the UK
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Sport Games on 8 January 1997
- Charlotte Hornets - Los Angeles Lakers : 97 - 101
- Dallas Mavericks - Philadelphia 76ers : 111 - 93
- Houston Rockets - Cleveland Cavaliers : 81 - 78
- Miami Heat - Portland Trail Blazers : 85 - 81
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Falkirk - St Mirren : 1 - 1
- Stirling - Morton : 4 - 3
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Celtic - Kilmarnock : 6 - 0
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