Sunday May 04, 1997

US date format: 5/4/1997, UK date format: 4/5/1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 4, 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 Juliana McCourt and Desiigne Desiigner. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. L.A. Confidential, directed by Curtis Hanson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Gift Of Peace by Joseph Cardinal Bernardin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vanishing Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Everybody's Golf or Final Furlong.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
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Events

  • Sprint Titleholders LPGA Championship
  • Tammie Green wins LPGA Sprint Titleholders Championship.
  • Phil Blackmar wins 50th Houston golf Open.

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Movies

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L.A. Confidential

L.A. Confidential

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger

Country: United States of America

Happy Together

Happy Together

Directed by: Kar-Wai Wong

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Chen Chang, Gregory Dayton

Taste of Cherry

Taste of Cherry

Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami

Starring: Homayoun Ershadi, Abdolrahman Bagheri, Afshin Khorshid Bakhtiari, Safar Ali Moradi

Funny Games

Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mühe, Arno Frisch, Frank Giering

The Sweet Hereafter

The Sweet Hereafter

Directed by: Atom Egoyan

Starring: Ian Holm, Sarah Polley, Caerthan Banks, Tom McCamus

Sport Games on May 04, 1997

Sport Games on May 04, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Atlanta Hawks : 79 - 84
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Utah Jazz : 77 - 93
  • Orlando Magic - Miami Heat : 83 - 91
See all Basketball game results of May 04, 1997

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Parma : 1 - 2
  • Inter - Vicenza : 0 - 1
  • Juventus - Sampdoria : 0 - 0
  • Perugia - Fiorentina : 1 - 1
  • Piacenza - Bologna : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of May 04, 1997

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - Stuttgarter K : 0 - 0
  • Gutersloh - Lubeck : 3 - 1
  • Kaiserslautern - F Koln : 2 - 0
  • Leipzig - Zwickau : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of May 04, 1997

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Valladolid : 0 - 0
  • Betis - Compostela : 0 - 0
  • Celta - Valencia : 1 - 1
  • Espanol - Sociedad : 3 - 0
  • Hercules - Logrones : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of May 04, 1997

TV Series

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The Vanishing Man

The Vanishing Man

Shapes of the Invisible

Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

Bullyparade

Bullyparade

Directed by: Michael Herbig

Die Camper

Die Camper

Spawn

Spawn

Days to next May 04

If May 04, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 4 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Gift Of Peace by Joseph Cardinal Bernardin

The Gift Of Peace

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Joseph Cardinal Bernardin's gentle leadership throughout his life of ministerial service had made him an internationally beloved figure, but the words he left behind about his final journey would change the

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.

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door

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The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

Planet Of Twilight by Barbara Hambly

Planet Of Twilight

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New York Times bestselling author Barbara Hambly returns to the Star Wars(r) universe to tell a breathtaking tale of a mysterious world where the battle between the New Republic and the

Small Vices by Robert B. Parker

Small Vices

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Ellis Alves is no angel. But his lawyer says he was framed for the murder of college student Melissa Henderson...and asks Spenser for help.From

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Everybody's Golf

Everybody's Golf

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Final Furlong

Final Furlong

Platform: Namco System 23

Genre: Horse Racing

Star Wars: Yoda Stories

Star Wars: Yoda Stories

Platform: Game Boy Color, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: LucasArts

Elemental Gearbolt

Elemental Gearbolt

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

Battle Bugs

Battle Bugs

Platform: Windows, MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Sierra On-Line


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