Thursday 16 January 1997
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include MrMitch361 .
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 Living Faith by Jimmy Carter was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Odoru daisosasen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Famista 64 or Hanagumi Taisen Columns.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 January 1997 ?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Ennis Cosby, the 29-year-old only son of actor Bill Cosby, is killed by a gunman while changing a flat tire in Los Angeles, California.
- Anthony Stuart takes ODI hat-trick, Australia versus Pakistan, Melbourne Cricket Ground.
- Microsoft ships Microsoft Office 97 application suite for Windows. It includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. Standard version price is US$499; upgrade price is US$209. Professional version price is US$599; upgrade price is US$309.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly
- Keith Sweat - Nobody
- Whitney Houston - I Believe In You And Me
- BLACKstreet - No Diggity
- Merril Bainbridge - Mouth
- New Edition - I'm Still In Love With You
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
- Seal - Fly Like An Eagle
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Sport Games on 16 January 1997
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Denver Nuggets : 87 - 88
- Miami Heat - Boston Celtics : 102 - 94
- Orlando Magic - Atlanta Hawks : 67 - 78
- Phoenix Suns - Utah Jazz : 91 - 95
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- AEK - Paniliakos : 2 - 0
- Olympiakos - Xanthi : 0 - 0
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