Saturday January 04, 1997

US date format: 1/4/1997, UK date format: 4/1/1997

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 4, 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 Christopher O'Flyng . 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 Championship Manager: Season 97/98 or Excalibur 2555 AD.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton

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Famous Deaths

Movies

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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

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Sport Games on January 04, 1997

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NBA

American Basketball
  • Indiana Pacers - Cleveland Cavaliers : 91 - 99
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Houston Rockets : 95 - 91
  • Miami Heat - Utah Jazz : 80 - 83
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Milwaukee Bucks : 97 - 91
  • New York Knicks - Atlanta Hawks : 71 - 88
See all Basketball game results of January 04, 1997

NFL

American Football
  • Jacksonville Jaguars - Denver Broncos : 30 - 27
  • San Francisco 49ers - Green Bay Packers : 14 - 35
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La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Valladolid : 0 - 2
  • La Coruna - Barcelona : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of January 04, 1997

La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona B - Mallorca : 1 - 2
  • Ecija - Levante : 0 - 0
  • Las Palmas - Eibar : 2 - 0
  • Osasuna - Alaves : 1 - 1
  • Real Madrid B - Leganes : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of January 04, 1997

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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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 04

If January 04, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 8 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 16 days.
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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

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Living Faith by Jimmy Carter

Living Faith

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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

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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

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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

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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.

The Fallen Man by Tony Hillerman

The Fallen Man

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Human bones lie on a ledge under the peak of Ship Rock mountain, the remains of a murder victim undisturbed for more than a decade. Three hundred miles across the Navajo reservation, a harmless old canyon guide is felled by …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

B.C. Story

B.C. Story

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: SemiCom

Championship Manager: Season 97/98

Championship Manager: Season 97/98

Platform: PC

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Excalibur 2555 AD

Excalibur 2555 AD

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sir-Tech

CART World Series

CART World Series

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: SCEA

Darkstalkers 3

Darkstalkers 3

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom


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