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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

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

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

Country: United States of America

Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

Country: United States of America

Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Country: United States of America

Sweet Smell of Success

Sweet Smell of Success

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Martin Milner

Country: United States of America

The Thing

The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1997?
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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 …

Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, Marci Shimoff

Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul

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There are many ways to define a woman: daughter, mother, wife, professional, friend, student... We are each special and unique, yet we share a common connection.

Sole Survivor by Dean Koontz

Sole Survivor

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The plane crashed without warning. Three hundred and thirty people died. No explanation. No survivors.

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 …

The Genesis Code by John Case

The Genesis Code

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A phone call in the dead of night brings Joe Lassiter shattering news. His sister and young nephew have died in a fire in their home near Washington, D.C.