Wednesday July 16, 1997
US date format: 7/16/1997, UK date format: 16/7/1997
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 16, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Caito Potatoe .
In that special week of July 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.
Perfect Blue, directed by Satoshi Kon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tiger Bay.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gloom 3 or Beach Festival World Championship 1997.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 16, 1997?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Jerold Mackenzie awarded $266M for being fired from Miller Brewing for sexual harrassment for relaying a Seinfeld episode to a co worker
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 63.17 to close at 8,038.88. It is the Dow's first close above 8,000. The Dow has doubled its value in 30 months.
- Caito Potatoe: YouTube Star.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 16, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
- Meredith Brooks - Bitch
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- Hanson - MMMbop
- Bone Thugs N Harmony - Look Into My Eyes
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Tim McGraw - It's Your Love
- The Spice Girls - Say You'll Be There
- Robyn - Do You Know (What It Takes)
- Shawn Colvin - Sunny Came Home
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112 - I'll Be Missing You
- Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
- Rome - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
- Scarface Featuring 2Pac & Johnny P - Smile
- Lil' Kim Feat. Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy Elliott & Angie Mar - Not Tonight
- Brownstone - 5 Miles To Empty
- K-Ci & JoJo - You Bring Me Up
- Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Look Into My Eyes (From "Batman & Robin")
- En Vogue - Whatever
- Dru Hill - In My Bed
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 16If July 16, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 2 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 18 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on July 16, 1997?
On July 16, 1997 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is July 16, 1997?
On July 16, 1997 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 16, 1997?
On July 16, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 16, 1997?
On July 16, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on July 16, 1997?
On July 16, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 16, 1997?
On July 16, 1997 several famous people were born including, Caito Potatoe.
What was the number one song in July 16, 1997?
The number one song in the week of July 16, 1997 was I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans in US and I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans in UK.
What were the top hits on July 16, 1997?
The top hits on July 16, 1997 were I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, Bitch by Meredith Brooks, Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison in US and I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, Ecuador by Sash! featuring Rodriguez, D'You Know What I Mean? by Oasis in UK.