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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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.

But much more happened on February 1997: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1997?


Events

  • 02 Feb 1997 Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus closes at Gershwin, New York City
  • 03 Feb 1997 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Detroit MI on WKRK 97.1 FM
  • 04 Feb 1997 Sec of State Margaret Albright announces she just discovered that her grandparents were Jewish
  • 05 Feb 1997 3 Swiss banks create $70 million Holocaust fund
  • 06 Feb 1997 Diane Blood, 32, in England, won right to use her dead husbands sperm
  • 07 Feb 1997 US and Russia announce summit set for Helsinki, March 20-21
  • 09 Feb 1997 Fox cartoon series The Simpsons airs 167th episode in the USA, making it the longest-running animated series in cartoon history.
  • 10 Feb 1997 13th Soap Opera Digest Awards
  • 11 Feb 1997 STS 82 (Discovery 22) launches.
  • 12 Feb 1997 Fred Goldman says he will settle for a signed murder confession from O J Simpson in lieu of his $20.5 million judgement.
  • 13 Feb 1997 Three Sisters, opens at Criterion Theater, New York City
  • 15 Feb 1997 US female Figure Skating championship won by Tara Lipinski.
  • 16 Feb 1997 GTE Suncoast Senior Golf Classic
  • 17 Feb 1997 Carl Sagan Public Memorial at Pasadena, California
  • 19 Feb 1997 US Federal Communications Commission makes available 311 for non-emergency calls and 711 for hearing or speech-impaired emergency calls.
  • 20 Feb 1997 Stanley opens at Circle in the Square Theater, New York City
  • 21 Feb 1997 Empire Strikes Back, special edition, premieres
  • 22 Feb 1997 Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open.
  • 23 Feb 1997 American Express Senior Golf Invitational
  • 24 Feb 1997 South Africa announces it is constructing largest modern day blimp.
  • 26 Feb 1997 39th Grammy Awards: Change the World Babyface, Beck and LeAnn Rimes win.
  • 27 Feb 1997 Last Night of Ballyhoo opens at Helen Hayes Theater, New York City
  • 28 Feb 1997 Earthquake in Pakistan, kills 45

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Movies

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Pyaasa

Pyaasa

Directed by: Guru Dutt

Starring: Mala Sinha, Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Rehman

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Country: United States of America

Fitzcarraldo

Fitzcarraldo

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes

Country: United States of America

Mother India

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob Khan

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Country: United States of America

Logan

Logan

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Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1997?
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What Falls Away by Mia Farrow

What Falls Away

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In an exquisitely written memoir, Mia Farrow introduces us to the landscapes of her extraordinary life. Moving from her earliest memories of the walled gardens and rocky shores of western Ireland and

Executive Orders by Tom Clancy

Executive Orders

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The President is dead--and the weight, literally, of the world falls on Jack Ryan's shoulders, in Tom Clancy's newest and most extraordinary novel.I don't know what to do.

Deep Waters by Jayne Ann Krentz

Deep Waters

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Charity Truitt and Elias Winter, two of the Pacific Northwest’s most powerful corporate figures, are both facing crises of career and the heart.

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

The English Patient

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With unsettling beauty and intelligence, Michael Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives in an abandoned Italian villa at the end of World War II.The

The Clinic by Jonathan Kellerman

The Clinic

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In the realm of psychological suspense, Jonathan Kellerman is without peer. Now, following an extraordinary eleven successive New York Timesbestsellers, he has written an Alex Delaware novel to match his best--about