Saturday February 22, 1997
US date format: 2/22/1997, UK date format: 22/2/1997
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 22, 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 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.
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 Ballblazer Champions or Balls of Steel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 22, 1997?
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- Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open.
- Juanisha Johnson: Rapper.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 22, 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 22, 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
- Standard - Charleroi : 4 - 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
- Munich 1860 - FC Koln : 2 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Mannheim - Zwickau : 4 - 0
- Wolfsburg - F Koln : 2 - 1
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Days to next February 22If February 22, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 7 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 30 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?