Sunday 24 August 1997
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Chelsea O'Donnell and Payton Ackerman.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans.
In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits.
Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The God Of Small Things by Arundhati Roy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching South Park.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Front Mission 2 or EA Sports NASCAR.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1997 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Chelsea O'Donnell: American celebrity child, adopted daughter of lesbian TV celebrity Rosie O'Donnell.
- Payton Ackerman: Dancer.
- Alan Walker: DJ.
- Phillip Humphrey Vellacott: Classicist, dies at 90.
- 97th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Joel Kribel
- Colleen Wakjer wins Star Bank LPGA Classic
- Greg Norman wins World Series of Golf shooting 273
- Mark Calcavecchia wins Greater Vancouver Golf Open shooting 265
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Mo Money, Mo Problems
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life
- The Spice Girls - 2 Become 1
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Dru Hill - Never Make A Promise
- Lil' Kim - Not Tonight
- Meredith Brooks - Bitch
- Robyn - Do You Know (What It Takes)
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Sport Games on 24 August 1997
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Molenbeek - Aalst : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Hamburg - Bayern Munich : 0 - 2
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Dusseldorf - Unterhaching : 1 - 1
- Freiburg - Leipzig : 5 - 2
- Nurnberg - CZ Jena : 1 - 3
- Wattenscheid - Meppen : 1 - 1
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- West Brom - Wolves : 1 - 0
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