Saturday 22 February 1997
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Juanisha Johnson .
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.
Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love, directed by Mira Nair, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fortean TV.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back or Chameleon Twist.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1997 ?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
- Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open.
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Sport Games on 22 February 1997
- Charlotte Hornets - Atlanta Hawks : 93 - 92
- Golden State Warriors - Chicago Bulls : 87 - 120
- Portland Trail Blazers - Philadelphia 76ers : 80 - 97
- Toronto Raptors - Dallas Mavericks : 99 - 92
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Antwerp - Cercle Brugge : 0 - 0
- Genk - Mechelen : 0 - 1
- Lierse - Lommel : 3 - 2
- Molenbeek - Germinal : 0 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bochum - Bayern Munich : 1 - 1
- Hansa Rostock - Werder Bremen : 0 - 1
- Leverkusen - Duisburg : 1 - 0
- M'gladbach - Schalke 04 : 0 - 0
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Mannheim - Zwickau : 4 - 0
- Wolfsburg - F Koln : 2 - 1
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