Monday June 16, 1997

US date format: 6/16/1997, UK date format: 16/6/1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 KJ Apa and Richard Linnell. In that special week of June people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK Mmm Bop by Hanson was in the top 5 hits. Men in Black, directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while End Of The Drive by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Riding the Tiger. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 7th Legion or Final Furlong.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement

Events

  • 31st Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson and LeAnn Rimes
  • The Dairat Labguer massacre in Algeria; 50 people are killed.
  • About 50 are killed in the Daïat Labguer (M'sila) massacre in Algeria.

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Movies

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Men in Black

Men in Black

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D'Onofrio

Country: United States of America

Bean

Bean

Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills, Pamela Reed

Country: United States of America

Little Boy Blue

Little Boy Blue

Directed by: Antonio Tibaldi

Starring: Ryan Phillippe, Nastassja Kinski, John Savage, Shirley Knight

Bandits

Bandits

Directed by: Katja von Garnier

Starring: Katja Riemann, Jasmin Tabatabai, Nicolette Krebitz, Jutta Hoffmann

Wild America

Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Devon Sawa, Scott Bairstow, Frances Fisher

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 16, 1997?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - I'll Be Missing You
  2. - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  3. - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
  4. - Look Into My Eyes (From "Batman & Robin")
  5. - Cupid
  6. - Smile
  7. - Return Of The Mack
  8. - Thinking Of You/Let's Get Down
  9. - You Bring Me Up
  10. - Don't Wanna Be A Player (From "Booty Call")
Sport Games on June 16, 1997

Sport Games on June 16, 1997


La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - La Coruna : 1 - 0
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TV Series

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Riding the Tiger

Riding the Tiger

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

Born to Run

Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

Knights of Ramune

Knights of Ramune

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

The Vanishing Man

The Vanishing Man

Sessions at West 54th

Sessions at West 54th

Days to next June 16

If June 16, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 3 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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End Of The Drive by Louis L'Amour

End Of The Drive

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BEST OF THE WEST A veteran trail driver, who has survived thundering stampedes and Comanche raids, discovers there’s nothing so dangerous as courting a beautiful woman.

The Bible Code by Michael Drosnin

The Bible Code

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0n September 1, 1994, I flew to Israel and met in Jerusalem with a close friend of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, the poet Chaim Guri. I gave him a letter which he immediately gave to the Prime Minister.

Underboss by Peter Maas

Underboss

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Sammy the Bull Gravano is the highest-ranking member of the Mafia in America ever to defeat. In telling Gravano's story, Peter Maas brings us as never before into the innermost sanctums of the Cosa Nostra as if we were there …

Snow In August by Pete Hamill

Snow In August

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Brooklyn, 1947. The war veterans have come home. Jackie Robinson is about to become a Dodger. And in one close-knit working-class neighborhood, an eleven-year-old Irish Catholic boy named Michael Devlin has

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air

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National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

7th Legion

7th Legion

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: MicroProse

Final Furlong

Final Furlong

Platform: Namco System 23

Genre: Horse Racing

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Action-adventure w/ shooting elements

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

Championship Manager: Season 97/98

Championship Manager: Season 97/98

Platform: PC

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Backyard Sports

Backyard Sports

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Sports

Publisher: GT Interactive


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