Saturday 26 April 1997
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
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.
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, directed by Jay Roach, 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 Loriot.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dilbert's Desktop Games or The Bombing Islands.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1997 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
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- Life, opens at Barrymore Theater, New York City
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 26 April 1997
- Charlotte Hornets - New York Knicks : 93 - 100
- Los Angeles Clippers - Utah Jazz : 99 - 105
- Minnesota Timberwolves - Houston Rockets : 84 - 96
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bayern Munich - Dusseldorf : 5 - 0
- Bielefeld - Dortmund : 2 - 0
- Bochum - Freiburg : 3 - 2
- Karlsruhe - Hamburg : 3 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Zwickau - Hertha : 1 - 2
Division 2Football (France)
- Amiens - Beauvais : 0 - 0
- Charleville - Valence : 1 - 0
- Chateauroux - Gueugnon : 1 - 0
- Epinal - Toulon : 0 - 1
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