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

But much more happened on July 1997: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1997?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1997 Nevada Athletic Commission suspends Mike Tyson for biting Holyfield
  • 02 Jul 1997 Tom Walters Sr. of Meridian, Mississippi wins powerball of US$11 million.
  • 03 Jul 1997 Mississippi becomes 1st state to settle tobacco suit
  • 04 Jul 1997 US space probe Pathfinder lands on Ares Vallis Mars
  • 05 Jul 1997 104th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Martina Hingis beats Jana Novotna
  • 06 Jul 1997 Dream-Johnny Mercer Musical, closes at Royale NYC after 109 performances
  • 07 Jul 1997 The Great Flood begins in southern Poland.
  • 08 Jul 1997 68th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Jacobs Field, Cleveland
  • 10 Jul 1997 Hideki Irabu makes his debut as a New York Yankee, he beats Tigers 10-3
  • 12 Jul 1997 Cubs play in their 5,000th consecutive gane with out being no-hit
  • 13 Jul 1997 15th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Larry Gilbert
  • 14 Jul 1997 Bomb in Algiers kills 21 andwounds 40
  • 15 Jul 1997 In Miami, Florida, serial killer Andrew Phillip Cunanan guns down Gianni Versace outside his home.
  • 16 Jul 1997 Jerold Mackenzie awarded $266M for being fired from Miller Brewing for sexual harrassment for relaying a Seinfeld episode to a co worker
  • 17 Jul 1997 STS 94 (Columbia 23), lands
  • 20 Jul 1997 126th British Golf Open: Billy Ray Brown shoots a 271 at Royal Troon
  • 21 Jul 1997 200-year-old USS Constitution sails under its own power
  • 22 Jul 1997 Fire breaks out at Palais de Chaillot in Paris
  • 23 Jul 1997 Dallas TV Station KXAS settle with Dallas Cowboys Michael Irvin and Erik Williams for reporting false sex assault allegations against them
  • 24 Jul 1997 Spree killer Andrew Cunanan commits suicide in a Miami houseboat.
  • 25 Jul 1997 Autumn Jackson, found guilty of trying to extort $40M from Bill Cosby
  • 26 Jul 1997 Apple Computer releases Mac OS 8.0 for US$99. Code-name during development was Tempo.
  • 27 Jul 1997 Candide, closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 103 performances
  • 28 Jul 1997 Mark Messier signs with Vancouver Canucks
  • 29 Jul 1997 US Senior Golf Open ends at Olympia Fields Golf Club - Illinois
  • 30 Jul 1997 Terrorist double suicide bombing in Jerusalem, kills 14

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Music charts

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Movies

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Perfect Blue

Perfect Blue

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Satoshi Kon

Starring: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji, Masaaki Ôkura

Country: United States of America

The Butcher Boy

The Butcher Boy

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw, Eamonn Owens, Alan Boyle

Cop Land

Cop Land

Release year: 1997

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro

Country: United States of America

Yes Boss

Yes Boss

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Aziz Mirza

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Aditya Pancholi, Juhi Chawla, Kashmira Shah

Digging to China

Digging to China

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Timothy Hutton

Starring: Evan Rachel Wood, Kevin Bacon, Mary Stuart Masterson, Marian Seldes

Books

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London by Edward Rutherfurd

London

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“A TOUR DE FORCE . . . LONDON TRACKS THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH CAPITAL FROM THE DAYS OF THE CELTS UNTIL THE PRESENT TIME.

Deception On His Mind by Elizabeth George

Deception On His Mind

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Balford-le-Nez is a dying seaside town on the coast of Essex. But when a member of the town’s small but growing Asian community is found murdered near its beach, the sleepy

Secrecy by Belva Plain

Secrecy

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First came the sin. Then the lies.He was handsome, charming, irresistable, and an eighteen-year-old lady-killer, her uncle Cliff's stepson, Ted. But in one terrible night he would shatter the life of fourteen-year-old Charlotte

Chasing Cezanne by Peter Mayle

Chasing Cezanne

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Hanky-panky on the international art scene is the source of the hilarity and fizz in Peter Mayle's new novel. He flies us back to the south of France (a region some

Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

Cold Mountain

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In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to …