Friday January 03, 1997

US date format: 1/3/1997, UK date format: 3/1/1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 3, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Hollyn and Jacky Vasquez. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK 2 Become 1 by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Lost Highway, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while A Reporter's Life by Walter Cronkite was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gloom 3 or Beasts and Bumpkins.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1997 or at January 03 across the years.

likes
Like this day if it is important to you!
history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 03, 1997?


Holidays

  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • See more

Events

  • Bryant Gumbel co-hosted his final Today show on NBC-TV
  • Eddo Brandes takes ODI hat-trick versus England at Harare.
  • The People's Republic of China announces it will spend $27.7 billion USD to fight erosion and pollution in the Yangtze and Yellow river valleys.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

Lost Highway

Lost Highway

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius, Louis Eppolito

Country: United States of America

Love Jones

Love Jones

Directed by: Theodore Witcher

Starring: Larenz Tate, Nia Long, Isaiah Washington, Lisa Nicole Carson

Eight Days a Week

Eight Days a Week

Directed by: Michael Davis

Starring: Joshua Schaefer, Keri Russell, R.D. Robb, Mark L. Taylor

Strays

Strays

Directed by: Vin Diesel

Starring: Vin Diesel, Joey Dedio, T.K. Kirkland, Mike Epps

Beverly Hills Ninja

Beverly Hills Ninja

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Chris Farley, Nicollette Sheridan, Robin Shou, Nathaniel Parker

Have a look at 'THE TIMES' from January 03, 1997 and get it!

Get UK historic newspapers

Get 'THE TIMES' from January 03, 1997
The Times
Sport Games on January 03, 1997

Sport Games on January 03, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - New Jersey Nets : 95 - 85
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Boston Celtics : 94 - 84
  • Orlando Magic - Chicago Bulls : 89 - 110
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Golden State Warriors : 114 - 122
  • Phoenix Suns - Indiana Pacers : 104 - 117
See all Basketball game results of January 03, 1997

Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Leca - Benfica : 1 - 5
See all Football game results of January 03, 1997

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Out of Sight

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

La Femme Nikita

La Femme Nikita

King of the Hill

King of the Hill

Days to next January 03

If January 03, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 8 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 11 days.
calendar

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1997?

  • LIFE: Year In Pictures
  • Time: AIDS researcher Dr. David Ho, TIME's Man the Year, examines enlarged image of a T cell infected wit
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9567
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.359360
  • Wired: Wired - January, 1997

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

A Reporter's Life by Walter Cronkite

A Reporter's Life

By:

"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR."--The Wall Street Journal"Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year."--Ann

Living Faith by Jimmy Carter

Living Faith

By:

For almost three decades, President Carter has regularly spent part of each Sunday reading from scripture and sharing his personal faith with neighbors, friends, and visitors at his Baptist church in

Desperation by Stephen King

Desperation

By:

Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem…"I see holes like eyes.

Down In The Garden by Anne Geddes

Down In The Garden

By:

An exquisite coffee table bookthis volume incorporates ingenious design and gardening wisdom to showcase Anne Geddes' fanciful images. From pots to plots, in flowerboxes and fields, Geddes' unique photos of babies

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

The Notebook

By:

Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gloom 3

Gloom 3

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Guildhall

Armored Core: Project Phantasma

Armored Core: Project Phantasma

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Agetec; NA Agetec (then ASCII Entertainment)

Beasts and Bumpkins

Beasts and Bumpkins

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy Simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Ace Combat 2

Ace Combat 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Namco

TOCA Touring Car Championship

TOCA Touring Car Championship

Platform: PlayStation Game Boy Color Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters, 3DO (USA), Upstar (Japan), THQ (Game Boy Color)


Like this day if it is important to you!
likes