Monday January 27, 1997
US date format: 1/27/1997, UK date format: 27/1/1997
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Tamera Foster and Noah Schnacky.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton.
In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits.
The Truce, directed by Francesco Rosi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Brass Eye.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Manager: Season 97/98 or ABC Sports Indy Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 27, 1997?
- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
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- Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus, opens at Gershwin, New York City
- 24th American Music Awards: Toni Braxton and Alanis Morissette win.
- On their way to Lebanon, 2 Israeli troop-transport helicopters collide, killing 73.
- After at first contesting the results, Serbian President Slobodan Milošević recognizes opposition victories in the November 1996 elections.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 27, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #4 songs in the UK
- Tori Amos - Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big)
- The Spice Girls - 2 Become 1
- Madonna - Don't Cry For Me Argentina
- White Town - Your Woman
Top #10 R&B songs
- R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam")
- Erykah Badu - On & On
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- Whitney Houston - I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife")
- Dru Hill - In My Bed
- Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase) - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage - Nobody
- Mint Condition - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
- New Edition - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
Top #1 Latin songs
- Enrique Iglesias - Enamorado Por Primera Vez
Sport Games on January 27, 1997
- Phoenix Suns - Miami Heat : 97 - 125
- Vancouver Grizzlies - Golden State Warriors : 97 - 122
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Valladolid - Betis : 1 - 3
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Luton - Watford : 0 - 0
Ethniki KatigoriaFootball (Greece)
- Veroia - Heracles : 0 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 27If January 27, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 7 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 6 days.
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?