Wednesday January 29, 1997
US date format: 1/29/1997, UK date format: 29/1/1997
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 29, 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 Amelia Mandeville and Andrew Flair.
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 Damage Incorporated or Crusader: Adventure Out of Time.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 29, 1997?
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 29, 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 29, 1997
- Boston Celtics - Miami Heat : 83 - 103
- Indiana Pacers - Charlotte Hornets : 106 - 95
- Los Angeles Lakers - San Antonio Spurs : 99 - 92
- New York Knicks - Cleveland Cavaliers : 75 - 65
- Phoenix Suns - Orlando Magic : 105 - 112
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Man City - Sheffield United : 0 - 0
- QPR - Birmingham : 1 - 1
- Stoke - Bolton : 1 - 2
- Wolves - Swindon : 1 - 0
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Aston Villa - Sheffield Weds : 0 - 1
- Dunfermline - Celtic : 0 - 2
- Leeds - Derby : 0 - 0
- Leicester - Sunderland : 1 - 1
- Man United - Wimbledon : 2 - 1
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 29, 1997?
On January 29, 1997 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is January 29, 1997?
On January 29, 1997 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on January 29, 1997?
On January 29, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 29, 1997?
On January 29, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on January 29, 1997?
On January 29, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 29, 1997?
On January 29, 1997 several famous people were born including, Amelia Mandeville, Andrew Flair, Ali al-Sheikh.
Which famous people died on January 29, 1997?
Famous people died on January 29, 1997 include, Louis Pauwels, Osvaldo Soriano, Eric Schneider.
What was the number one song in January 29, 1997?
The number one song in the week of January 29, 1997 was Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton in US and Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos in UK.
What were the top hits on January 29, 1997?
The top hits on January 29, 1997 were Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton, Don't Let Go (Love) by En Vogue, I Believe I Can Fly by R. Kelly in US and Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos, 2 Become 1 by The Spice Girls in UK.