Sunday June 22, 1997

US date format: 6/22/1997, UK date format: 22/6/1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 22, 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 Dinah Jane Hansen and Jack Dytrych. In that special week of June people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK Mmm Bop by Hanson was in the top 5 hits. Men in Black, directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while End Of The Drive by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Riding the Tiger. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman 64 or TOCA Touring Car Championship.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 22, 1997?


Events

  • Nationwide Senior Golf Championship
  • Penny Hammel wins LPGA Rochester International
  • World Bowl: Barcelona Dragon beat Rhein Fire, 38-24
  • A massive eruption of the Soufrière Hills volcano on the island of Montserrat leads to evacuation and eventual abandonment of the capital, Plymouth.
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Movies

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Men in Black

Men in Black

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D'Onofrio

Country: United States of America

Bean

Bean

Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills, Pamela Reed

Country: United States of America

Little Boy Blue

Little Boy Blue

Directed by: Antonio Tibaldi

Starring: Ryan Phillippe, Nastassja Kinski, John Savage, Shirley Knight

Bandits

Bandits

Directed by: Katja von Garnier

Starring: Katja Riemann, Jasmin Tabatabai, Nicolette Krebitz, Jutta Hoffmann

Wild America

Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Devon Sawa, Scott Bairstow, Frances Fisher

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 22, 1997?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - I'll Be Missing You
  2. - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  3. - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
  4. - Look Into My Eyes (From "Batman & Robin")
  5. - Cupid
  6. - Smile
  7. - Return Of The Mack
  8. - Thinking Of You/Let's Get Down
  9. - You Bring Me Up
  10. - Don't Wanna Be A Player (From "Booty Call")
Sport Games on June 22, 1997

Sport Games on June 22, 1997


La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Real Madrid : 4 - 0
  • Hercules - Ath Bilbao : 3 - 2
  • La Coruna - Extremadura : 1 - 0
  • Oviedo - Sp Gijon : 0 - 0
  • Santander - Sevilla : 1 - 4
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TV Series

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Riding the Tiger

Riding the Tiger

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

Born to Run

Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

Knights of Ramune

Knights of Ramune

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

The Vanishing Man

The Vanishing Man

Sessions at West 54th

Sessions at West 54th

Days to next June 22

If June 22, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 3 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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End Of The Drive by Louis L'Amour

End Of The Drive

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BEST OF THE WEST A veteran trail driver, who has survived thundering stampedes and Comanche raids, discovers there’s nothing so dangerous as courting a beautiful woman.

The Bible Code by Michael Drosnin

The Bible Code

By:

0n September 1, 1994, I flew to Israel and met in Jerusalem with a close friend of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, the poet Chaim Guri. I gave him a letter which he immediately gave to the Prime Minister.

Underboss by Peter Maas

Underboss

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Sammy the Bull Gravano is the highest-ranking member of the Mafia in America ever to defeat. In telling Gravano's story, Peter Maas brings us as never before into the innermost sanctums of the Cosa Nostra as if we were there …

Snow In August by Pete Hamill

Snow In August

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Brooklyn, 1947. The war veterans have come home. Jackie Robinson is about to become a Dodger. And in one close-knit working-class neighborhood, an eleven-year-old Irish Catholic boy named Michael Devlin has

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air

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National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Egg Venture

Egg Venture

Platform: Arcade

Genre: First-Person Shooter

Publisher: The Game Room

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

Bomberman 64

Bomberman 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA / PAL Nintendo

TOCA Touring Car Championship

TOCA Touring Car Championship

Platform: PlayStation Game Boy Color Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters, 3DO (USA), Upstar (Japan), THQ (Game Boy Color)

BS Fire Emblem: Archanea Senki

BS Fire Emblem: Archanea Senki

Platform: Satellaview

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Nintendo

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 22, 1997?

On June 22, 1997 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is June 22, 1997?

On June 22, 1997 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on June 22, 1997?

On June 22, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 22, 1997?

On June 22, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on June 22, 1997?

On June 22, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 22, 1997?

On June 22, 1997 several famous people were born including, Dinah Jane Hansen, Dinah Hansen, Jack Dytrych.

Which famous people died on June 22, 1997?

Famous people died on June 22, 1997 include, Ted Gardestad, Gerard Pelletier, Don Henderson.

What was the number one song in June 22, 1997?

The number one song in the week of June 22, 1997 was I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans in US and Mmm Bop by Hanson in UK.

What were the top hits on June 22, 1997?

The top hits on June 22, 1997 were I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, MMMbop by Hanson, Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison in US and Mmm Bop by Hanson, I Wanna Be The Only One by Eternal featuring BeBe Winans, Time To Say Goodbye (Con Te Partiro) by Sarah Brightman & Andrea Bocelli in UK.


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