Sunday February 23, 1997
US date format: 2/23/1997, UK date format: 23/2/1997
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 23, 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 Kasey McKellar .
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 Arkanoid Returns or Betrayal in Antara.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 23, 1997?
- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
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- American Express Senior Golf Invitational
- Scientists in Scotland announced they succeeded in cloning an adult mammal, producing a lamb named Dolly
- Tucson Chrysler Golf Classic
- Jeff Sluman wins Tucson Golf Classic.
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- Kasey McKellar: TV Actor.
- Oscar Lewenstein: impressario, dies at age 80.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 23, 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 23, 1997
- Boston Celtics - New Jersey Nets : 93 - 109
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Vancouver Grizzlies : 91 - 84
- Dallas Mavericks - Phoenix Suns : 88 - 86
- Denver Nuggets - Miami Heat : 86 - 95
- Detroit Pistons - Washington Bullets : 85 - 79
Serie AItalian Football
- Bologna - Udinese : 0 - 0
- Cagliari - Verona : 3 - 2
- Fiorentina - Juventus : 1 - 1
- Inter - Atalanta : 2 - 0
- Napoli - Sampdoria : 1 - 1
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Club Brugge - Lokeren : 8 - 2
- Gent - Anderlecht : 1 - 2
- Harelbeke - Mouscron : 2 - 2
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- CZ Jena - Gutersloh : 2 - 5
- Ein Frankfurt - Lubeck : 3 - 0
- Meppen - Oldenburg : 2 - 1
- Stuttgarter K - Essen : 1 - 1
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