Thursday 24 April 1997
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Autumn Wendel and Lydia Ko.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy.
In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits.
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, directed by David Mirkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Evening Class by Maeve Binchy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Loriot.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carmageddon or Critical Depth.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 April 1997 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Autumn Wendel: TV Actress.
- Lydia Ko: New Zealand golfer.
- Veronika Kudermetova: Russian tennis player.
- Steel Peer, opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 76 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Puff Daddy - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize
- Jewel - You Were Meant For Me
- Monica - For You I Will
- The Spice Girls - Wannabe
- Savage Garden - I Want You
- Celine Dion - All By Myself
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- AZ Yet - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- Paula Cole - Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?
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Sport Games on 24 April 1997
- Charlotte Hornets - New York Knicks : 99 - 109
- Los Angeles Clippers - Utah Jazz : 86 - 106
- Minnesota Timberwolves - Houston Rockets : 95 - 112
- Orlando Magic - Miami Heat : 64 - 99
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- St Pauli - Hansa Rostock : 0 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Mannheim - Wolfsburg : 1 - 3
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Watford - Chesterfield : 0 - 2
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