Friday August 01, 1997

US date format: 8/1/1997, UK date format: 1/8/1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 1, 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. Famous people born on this day include Phil Coenen and Kenzie Elizabeth. In that special week of August people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Event Horizon, directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Up Island by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tiger Bay. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Claw or Hot Shots Golf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
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Events

  • Boeing and McDonnell Douglas complete their merger.
  • Steve Jobs returns to Apple Computer, Inc at Macworld in Boston.

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Movies

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Event Horizon

Event Horizon

Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson

Country: United States of America

The Peacekeeper

The Peacekeeper

Directed by: Frédéric Forestier

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, Michael Sarrazin, Montel Williams, Roy Scheider

Steel

Steel

Directed by: Kenneth Johnson

Starring: Shaquille O'Neal, Annabeth Gish, Judd Nelson, Richard Roundtree

Cop Land

Cop Land

Directed by: James Mangold

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

Country: United States of America

Drive

Drive

Directed by: Steve Wang

Starring: Mark Dacascos, Kadeem Hardison, John Pyper-Ferguson, Brittany Murphy

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 01, 1997?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - I'll Be Missing You
  2. - Mo Money Mo Problems
  3. - I Can Love You/Love Is All We Need
  4. - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  5. - Not Tonight
  6. - Someone
  7. - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
  8. - Whatever
  9. - Never Make A Promise
  10. - Up Jumps Da Boogie
Sport Games on August 01, 1997

Sport Games on August 01, 1997


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Schalke 04 - Leverkusen : 2 - 1
  • Stuttgart - Munich 1860 : 1 - 1
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Uerdingen : 1 - 1
  • F Koln - Meppen : 2 - 2
  • St Pauli - Gutersloh : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of August 01, 1997

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Monaco : 1 - 0
  • Toulouse - Rennes : 1 - 0
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TV Series

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Tiger Bay

Tiger Bay

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Happy Camp

Happy Camp

Directed by: Josh Anthony

Riding the Tiger

Riding the Tiger

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

Born to Run

Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

Knights of Ramune

Knights of Ramune

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

Days to next August 01

If August 01, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 1 month, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Up Island by Anne Rivers Siddons

Up Island

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From childhood, Molly Bell Redwine was taught by her charismatic, domineering mother that "family is everything." But no one warned Molly that family can change unexpectedly.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

The Partner by John Grisham

The Partner

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

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

The Third Twin by Ken Follett

The Third Twin

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERUsing a restricted FBI database, genetic researcher Jeanie Ferrami has located identical twins born to different mothers. Frightened by her bizarre discovery, she is determined to discover the truth at any cost—until she finds herself at the …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Jane's 688(I) Hunter/Killer

Jane's 688(I) Hunter/Killer

Platform: Windows

Genre: Submarine simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Captain Claw

Captain Claw

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Monolith Productions, Wizard Works

Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok

Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok

Platform: Mac OS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Fox Interactive

Hot Shots Golf

Hot Shots Golf

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Turok

Turok

Platform: Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment (1997-2002) Touchstone Games (2008)


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