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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 1997: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1997?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1997 1st New York Women Film Festival opens
  • 02 Jun 1997 Liberals beat Conservatives in France
  • 06 Jun 1997 In Lacey Township, New Jersey, high school senior Melissa Drexler kills her newborn baby in a toilet.
  • 07 Jun 1997 129th Belmont: Chris McCarron aboard Touch Gold wins in 2:28.8
  • 08 Jun 1997 Young Man From Atlanta closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 85 performances
  • 09 Jun 1997 Detroit Tigers bat out of order against Oakland Athletics in 1st inning
  • 10 Jun 1997 Feng Yun-2B Long March 3 Launch (China), Successful
  • 11 Jun 1997 In the United Kingdom, the House of Commons votes for a total ban on handguns.
  • 12 Jun 1997 1st ever baseball inter-league game SF Giants beat Texas Rangers 4-3
  • 13 Jun 1997 51st NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Utah Jazz 4, games to 2
  • 15 Jun 1997 Little Foxes, closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 16 Jun 1997 31st Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson and LeAnn Rimes
  • 17 Jun 1997 NHL announces it will add Nashville in 1998, Atlanta in 1999 and Minneapolis-St Paul and Columbus, Ohio in 2000
  • 19 Jun 1997 Forever Tango!, opens at Walter Kerr Theater, New York City
  • 20 Jun 1997 Negotiators announce agreement in principle with tobacco industry
  • 21 Jun 1997 Defending the Caveman, closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 671 performances
  • 22 Jun 1997 Nationwide Senior Golf Championship
  • 23 Jun 1997 Dow Jones drops 192.25 pts
  • 24 Jun 1997 4-1, Mark McGwire his a 538 foot HR
  • 25 Jun 1997 Galileo, 2nd Callisto Flyby (Orbit 9)
  • 26 Jun 1997 Galileo, Ganymede Observations (Orbit 9)
  • 27 Jun 1997 Walt Disney Feature Animation's thirty-fifth animated feature Hercules is released.
  • 28 Jun 1997 Master Class, closes at Golden Theater NYC after 601 performances
  • 29 Jun 1997 American Daughter closes at Cort Theater NYC after 88 performances
  • 30 Jun 1997 Leap Second to synchronize atomic clocks

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Movies

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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Country: United States of America

Contact

Contact

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt

Country: United States of America

Face/Off

Face/Off

Release year: 1997

Directed by: John Woo

Starring: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Alessandro Nivola

Country: United States of America

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Men in Black

Men in Black

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D'Onofrio

Country: United States of America

I Think I Do

I Think I Do

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Brian Sloan

Starring: Alexis Arquette, Christian Maelen, Luna Lauren Velez, Jamie Harrold

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1997?
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The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy

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THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

Underboss by Peter Maas

Underboss

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Sammy the Bull Gravano is the highest-ranking member of the Mafia in America ever to defeat. In telling Gravano's story, Peter Maas brings us as never before into the innermost sanctums of the Cosa Nostra as if we were there …

One Perfect Rose by Mary Jo Putney

One Perfect Rose

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Few romance novels have touched readers as deeply or as lastingly as this classic by New York Times bestselling author Mary Jo Putney.

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

Angela'S Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela'S Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.