Thursday July 17, 1997
US date format: 7/17/1997, UK date format: 17/7/1997
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 17, 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 Shauna Case .
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 The Forgotten Realms Archives or EA Sports NASCAR.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 17, 1997?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
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- STS 94 (Columbia 23), lands
- The F. W. Woolworth Company closes after 117 years in business.
- Shauna Case: TV Actress.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 17, 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 17If July 17, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 2 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 25 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?