Thursday February 27, 1997
US date format: 2/27/1997, UK date format: 27/2/1997
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 27, 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 Callum Mortimer .
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls.
In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits.
Still Breathing, directed by James F. Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Absolute Power by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bullyparade.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II or X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 27, 1997?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
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- Last Night of Ballyhoo opens at Helen Hayes Theater, New York City
- Singer Sade (Helen Folasade), arrest in Jamaica for disobeying a cop
- Divorce becomes legal in the Republic of Ireland.
- Callum Mortimer: YouTube Star.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 27, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Dru Hill - In My Bed
- Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase) - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- Erykah Badu - On & On
- 702 - Get It Together
- Babyface - Every Time I Close My Eyes
- R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam")
- New Edition - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
- Whitney Houston - I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife")
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- MC Lyte - Cold Rock A Party
Sport Games on February 27, 1997
- Charlotte Hornets - Houston Rockets : 106 - 95
- Chicago Bulls - Cleveland Cavaliers : 70 - 73
- Los Angeles Lakers - Washington Bullets : 122 - 107
- Minnesota Timberwolves - Dallas Mavericks : 107 - 105
- Toronto Raptors - Utah Jazz : 114 - 118
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 27If February 27, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 6 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 3 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in February 1997?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?