Wednesday April 30, 1997
US date format: 4/30/1997, UK date format: 30/4/1997
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 30, 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 Ian Thomas and Michael Sutthakorn.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G..
In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits.
L.A. Confidential, directed by Curtis Hanson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The Gift Of Peace by Joseph Cardinal Bernardin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Vanishing Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing ClayFighter 63⅓ or Automobili Lamborghini.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 30, 1997?
- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
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- London Assurance, opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 72 performances
- 42 million watch Ellen admit she is gay
- Atlanta Braves win record 19 games in April
- Big Ben stops at 12:11pm for 54 minutes
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 30, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize
- Puff Daddy - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- Jewel - You Were Meant For Me
- Monica - For You I Will
- Savage Garden - I Want You
- The Spice Girls - Wannabe
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- AZ Yet - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- Paula Cole - Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?
- B-Rock & The Bizz - My Baby Daddy
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Sport Games on April 30, 1997
- Chicago Bulls - Washington Bullets : 96 - 95
- Los Angeles Lakers - Portland Trail Blazers : 90 - 98
Division 2Football (France)
- Beauvais - St Brieuc : 1 - 0
- Gueugnon - Le Mans : 3 - 1
- Laval - Louhans-Cuis. : 0 - 0
- Lorient - Mulhouse : 0 - 0
- Martigues - Epinal : 4 - 0
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Auxerre - Guingamp : 1 - 0
- Bastia - Le Havre : 1 - 2
- Bordeaux - Lens : 2 - 1
- Lille - Paris SG : 0 - 1
- Marseille - Cannes : 3 - 1
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Bristol City - Chesterfield : 2 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 30If April 30, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 4 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 5 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?