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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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The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Country: United States of America

Mimino

Mimino

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Vakhtang Kikabidze, Mher Mkrtchyan, Elena Proklova, Evgeniy Leonov

Unforgiven

Unforgiven

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris

Country: United States of America

The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

Starring: Matt Damon, Edgar Ramírez, Joan Allen, Julia Stiles

Country: United States of America

In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant

Country: United States of America

Books

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Plum Island by Nelson DeMille

Plum Island

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CELEBRATING THE 20th ANNIVERSARY WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOR The hair-raising suspense of The General's Daughter... the wry wit of The Gold Coast...this is vintage Nelson DeMille at the peak of his originality and the height of his …

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

Pretend You Don'T See Her by Mary Higgins Clark

Pretend You Don'T See Her

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Pretend You Don't See Her is the story of Lacey Farrell, a rising star on Manhattan's high-powered real estate scene. Lacey becomes the witness to a murder and hears the dying words of the victim, a woman who is convinced …

End Of The Drive by Louis L'Amour

End Of The Drive

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BEST OF THE WEST A veteran trail driver, who has survived thundering stampedes and Comanche raids, discovers there’s nothing so dangerous as courting a beautiful woman.

The President'S Daughter by Jack Higgins

The President'S Daughter

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The president of the United States enlists the aid of ex-IRA enforcer-turned-security expert Sean Dillon and Blake Johnson, head of an elite, secret White House group, to find his kidnapped daughter,