Thursday July 31, 1997
US date format: 7/31/1997, UK date format: 31/7/1997
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 31, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Cat Harmon and Andres Zurita.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans.
In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits.
Event Horizon, directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Up Island by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tiger Bay.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing C-Dogs or Critical Depth.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 31, 1997?
- St. John Columbini
- Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
- St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 31, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
- Meredith Brooks - Bitch
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Mo Money, Mo Problems
- Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life
- Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
- Robyn - Do You Know (What It Takes)
- Shawn Colvin - Sunny Came Home
- R. Kelly - Gotham City
- Bone Thugs N Harmony - Look Into My Eyes
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112 - I'll Be Missing You
- The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase - Mo Money Mo Problems
- Mary J. Blige - I Can Love You/Love Is All We Need
- Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
- Lil' Kim Feat. Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy Elliott & Angie Mar - Not Tonight
- SWV (Featuring Puff Daddy) - Someone
- Rome - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
- En Vogue - Whatever
- Dru Hill - Never Make A Promise
- Magoo And Timbaland - Up Jumps Da Boogie
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Days to next July 31If July 31, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 1 month, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 12 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in July 1997?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?