Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for '1997 in music': Billy Corgan Black Francis David Bowie Foo Fighters January 9 Lou Reed Madison Square Garden Placebo (band) Robert Smith (musician) Sonic Youth The Cure The Smashing Pumpkins Save the Children Hollywood Walk of Fame Hollywood, Los Angeles, California James Brown January 10 Evita (film) Golden Globe Award January 19 Madonna (entertainer) Carry Me Back to Old Virginny January 28 Senate of Virginia Canticle of the Plains February 2 Rich Mullins Wichita, Kansas February 12 Michael Jackson Spice Girls Toni Braxton Un-Break My Heart Ben & Jerry's February 20 List of Ben & Jerry's flavors Phish February 24 Say You'll Be There The Brit Awards Wannabe (song) Geri Halliwell Union Flag Boston David Helfgott Symphony Hall, Boston The Boston Globe Hamburg March 1 Slip Stitch and Pass