Friday February 21, 1997
US date format: 2/21/1997, UK date format: 21/2/1997
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 21, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Oscar Enestad .
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls.
In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits.
Private Parts, directed by Betty Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Personal History by Katharine Graham was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bullyparade.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chō Jikū Yōsai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka or Assault Suit Leynos 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 21, 1997?
- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
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- Empire Strikes Back, special edition, premieres
- STS 82 (Discovery 22) lands.
- Oscar Enestad: Pop Singer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 21, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Dru Hill - In My Bed
- Erykah Badu - On & On
- Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase) - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam")
- 702 - Get It Together
- Whitney Houston - I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife")
- Babyface - Every Time I Close My Eyes
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- MC Lyte - Cold Rock A Party
- New Edition - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
Sport Games on February 21, 1997
- Chicago Bulls - Washington Bullets : 103 - 99
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Phoenix Suns : 88 - 94
- Denver Nuggets - Orlando Magic : 86 - 99
- Golden State Warriors - Minnesota Timberwolves : 82 - 101
- Houston Rockets - Atlanta Hawks : 74 - 76
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Dusseldorf - Dortmund : 2 - 0
- Freiburg - Hamburg : 0 - 4
- St Pauli - Bielefeld : 2 - 3
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Uerdingen - Leipzig : 5 - 0
- Unterhaching - Kaiserslautern : 0 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- Le Mans - Troyes : 3 - 0
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Days to next February 21If February 21, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 6 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 2 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in February 1997?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?