Wednesday April 16, 1997
US date format: 4/16/1997, UK date format: 16/4/1997
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 16, 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 Tayler Brayden and Maisie Williams.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy.
In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits.
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, directed by Jay Roach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Evening Class by Maeve Binchy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Vanishing Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chopper Attack or Diddy Kong Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 16, 1997?
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- Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Minneapolis / St. Paul on WRQC 100.3 FM
- Houston, Texas, socialite Doris Angleton is murdered in her River Oaks home. Roger Angleton later admits to the crime in his suicide note. Despite being found innocent of the crime by a Texas jury, he is later arrested by the United States Department of Justice on similar charges.
- Houston socialite Doris Angleton is murdered in her River Oaks home. Her brother-in-law, Roger Angleton, later admits to the crime in his suicide note.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 16, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Dru Hill - In My Bed
- Monica - For You I Will (From "Space Jam")
- 702 - Get It Together
- Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase) - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- Hev-D - Big Daddy
- Foxy Brown Featuring Jay-Z - I'll Be
- 112 - Cupid
- Montell Jordan - What's On Tonight
- B-Rock & The Bizz - My Baby Daddy
- Rome - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
Sport Games on April 16, 1997
- Atlanta Hawks - New York Knicks : 92 - 96
- Charlotte Hornets - Boston Celtics : 108 - 102
- Chicago Bulls - Miami Heat : 92 - 102
- Dallas Mavericks - Minnesota Timberwolves : 92 - 77
- Denver Nuggets - Portland Trail Blazers : 63 - 107
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ath Bilbao - Sp Gijon : 4 - 0
- Betis - Zaragoza : 2 - 2
- Celta - Logrones : 4 - 0
- Hercules - Tenerife : 3 - 1
- La Coruna - Compostela : 1 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- Beauvais - Toulouse : 3 - 0
- Gueugnon - Epinal : 3 - 0
- Laval - Mulhouse : 0 - 0
- Lorient - Amiens : 0 - 2
- Niort - Le Mans : 1 - 1
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Auxerre - Le Havre : 2 - 0
- Bordeaux - Monaco : 2 - 1
- Caen - Nancy : 1 - 1
- Marseille - Montpellier : 2 - 2
- Metz - Guingamp : 2 - 0
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 16, 1997?
On April 16, 1997 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is April 16, 1997?
On April 16, 1997 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 16, 1997?
On April 16, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 16, 1997?
On April 16, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 16, 1997?
On April 16, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 16, 1997?
On April 16, 1997 several famous people were born including, Tayler Brayden, Maisie Williams.
Which famous people died on April 16, 1997?
Famous people died on April 16, 1997 include, Michael Stroka, Mae Boren Axton, Emilio Azcarraga Milmo.
What was the number one song in April 16, 1997?
The number one song in the week of April 16, 1997 was Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy in US and I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly in UK.
What were the top hits on April 16, 1997?
The top hits on April 16, 1997 were Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy, You Were Meant For Me by Jewel, Wannabe by The Spice Girls in US and I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly, Bellissima by DJ Quicksilver, Don't Speak by No Doubt in UK.