Sunday 25 May 1997
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Polina Beregova .
In that special week of May people in US were listening to MMMbop by Hanson.
In UK Lovefool by The Cardigans was in the top 5 hits.
The Lost World: Jurassic Park, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Just As I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham by Billy Graham was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chaos Island: The Lost World or Deer Hunter.
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- Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
- Saint Reinolf
- Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
- Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
- Argentina - Day of May Revolution/National Day (1810)
- Towel Day, in memory of Douglas Adams, is observed in ?
- The Ascension, one of the great feasts in the Christian liturgical calendar
- Saint Bede the Venerable (died 735)
- Saint Frederic
- Saint Augustine of Canterbury
- Saint Bruno of Wnrzburg
- The former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Day of Youth
- Saint Hildebert
- Chad, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe - African Liberation Day
- Officially declared Carrie Underwood Day in Oklahoma for her winning American Idol
- Jordan - National Day/Arab Renaissance Day (1946)
- Africa Day commemorating the 1963 fouding of he AU's precursor, OAU
- United States - Memorial Day/Decoration Day, a legal holiday (1868)
- Lebanon, Liberation Day (1999)
- Saint Pope Gregory VII (died 1085)
- Muhammad Fadhel: Prime Minister of Iraq (1953-54), dies.
- Bell Atlantic Senior Golf Classic
- Indianapolis 500 race
- Rosie Jones wins LPGA Corning Classic.
- A military coup in Sierra Leone replaces President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah with Major Johnny Paul Koromah.
- Todd and Mel Stottlemyre become first father and son to win 100 Major League Baseball games.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Hanson - MMMbop
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- Monica - For You I Will
- The Spice Girls - Say You'll Be There
- Jewel - You Were Meant For Me
- Savage Garden - I Want You
- Paula Cole - Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?
- I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
- Puff Daddy - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
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