Thursday April 24, 1997
US date format: 4/24/1997, UK date format: 24/4/1997
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 24, 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 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.
The Fifth Element, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Planet Of Twilight by Barbara Hambly was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Vanishing Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing G-Nome or Ghost in the Shell.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 24, 1997?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
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- Steel Peer, opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 76 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 24, 1997?
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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?
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize
- Monica - For You I Will (From "Space Jam")
- B-Rock & The Bizz - My Baby Daddy
- 112 - Cupid
- Hev-D - Big Daddy
- Dru Hill - In My Bed
- Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase) - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- Rome - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
- 702 - Get It Together
- Foxy Brown Featuring Jay-Z - I'll Be
Sport Games on April 24, 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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Days to next April 24If April 24, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 5 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 25 days.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 24, 1997?
On April 24, 1997 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is April 24, 1997?
On April 24, 1997 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on April 24, 1997?
On April 24, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 24, 1997?
On April 24, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 24, 1997?
On April 24, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 24, 1997?
On April 24, 1997 several famous people were born including, Autumn Wendel, Lydia Ko, Veronika Kudermetova.
Which famous people died on April 24, 1997?
Famous people died on April 24, 1997 include, Eugene Stoner, Pat Paulsen.
What was the number one song in April 24, 1997?
The number one song in the week of April 24, 1997 was Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy in US and I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly in UK.
What were the top hits on April 24, 1997?
The top hits on April 24, 1997 were Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy, Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G., You Were Meant For Me by Jewel in US and I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly, Bellissima by DJ Quicksilver, Don't Speak by No Doubt in UK.