Wednesday 17 September 1997
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Elena Kampouris .
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Honey by Mariah Carey.
In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits.
L.A. Confidential, directed by Curtis Hanson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Cause of Death by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Science Court.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beatmania or Grant, Lee, Sherman: Civil War Generals 2.
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Which were the important events of 17 September 1997 ?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Honey
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Mo Money, Mo Problems
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
- The Spice Girls - 2 Become 1
- Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life
- Aqua - Barbie Girl
- Jewel - Foolish Games
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