Sunday 31 August 1997
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Mo Money, Mo Problems by The Notorious B.I.G..
In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits.
Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The Laws of Our Fathers by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Incredible Story Studio.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bravo Air Race or Chopper Attack.
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Which were the important events of 31 August 1997 ?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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- Gin Game, closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 144 performances
- Last episode of Rolanda airs
- Pittsburgh Senior Golf Classic
- Scott Hoch wins Greater Milwaukee Golf Open with a 268
The Death of Princess Diana - August 31, 1997
From a very young age, little girls are told stories of princesses living a life of drag, only to be discovered by a prince. All their problems melt away and they are whisked off by a handsome man to go live in a luxurious castle. So in 1981 when the beautiful and young Diana Spencer married Charles, the Prince of Wales, we all strapped ourselves in for another fairy tale.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Mo Money, Mo Problems
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life
- The Spice Girls - 2 Become 1
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Lil' Kim - Not Tonight
- Dru Hill - Never Make A Promise
- Robyn - Do You Know (What It Takes)
- Shawn Colvin - Sunny Came Home
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Sport Games on 31 August 1997
- Arizona Cardinals - Cincinnati Bengals : 21 - 24
- Atlanta Falcons - Detroit Lions : 17 - 28
- Dallas Cowboys - Pittsburgh Steelers : 37 - 7
- Indianapolis Colts - Miami Dolphins : 10 - 16
Serie AItalian Football
- Atalanta - Bologna : 4 - 2
- Bari - Parma : 0 - 2
- Empoli - Roma : 1 - 3
- Inter - Brescia : 2 - 1
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Aalst - Lierse : 1 - 3
- Club Brugge - Beveren : 3 - 1
- Germinal - Standard : 0 - 3
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Karlsruhe - Duisburg : 1 - 2
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