Saturday April 05, 1997

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

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 5, 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 Tina Kunakey and Koleen Diaz. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. In UK Don't Speak by No Doubt was in the top 5 hits. Four Days in September, directed by Bruno Barreto, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Airframe by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shapes of the Invisible. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ecstatica II or BS Fire Emblem: Archanea Senki.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
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Events

  • Galileo, 3rd Ganymede Flyby (Orbit 7)

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Movies

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Four Days in September

Four Days in September

Directed by: Bruno Barreto

Starring: Alan Arkin, Pedro Cardoso, Fernanda Torres, Luiz Fernando Guimarães

Bliss

Bliss

Directed by: Lance Young

Starring: Craig Sheffer, Terence Stamp, Sheryl Lee, Casey Siemaszko

Volcano

Volcano

Directed by: Mick Jackson

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffmann, Don Cheadle

8 Heads in a Duffel Bag

8 Heads in a Duffel Bag

Directed by: Tom Schulman

Starring: Joe Pesci, Andy Comeau, Kristy Swanson, George Hamilton

The Castle

The Castle

Directed by: Rob Sitch

Starring: Michael Caton, Anne Tenney, Stephen Curry, Anthony Simcoe

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Music charts

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Sport Games on April 05, 1997

Sport Games on April 05, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Dallas Mavericks - Seattle SuperSonics : 84 - 103
  • New York Knicks - Atlanta Hawks : 102 - 97
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Charlotte Hornets : 113 - 115
  • Phoenix Suns - Portland Trail Blazers : 99 - 90
  • San Antonio Spurs - Golden State Warriors : 103 - 120
See all Basketball game results of April 05, 1997

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Antwerp - St Truiden : 1 - 2
  • Cercle Brugge - Genk : 0 - 4
  • Gent - Lierse : 4 - 5
  • Lokeren - Harelbeke : 0 - 0
  • Lommel - Club Brugge : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of April 05, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Bochum : 2 - 0
  • Dusseldorf - St Pauli : 2 - 0
  • Hamburg - Bayern Munich : 0 - 3
  • Hansa Rostock - Leverkusen : 1 - 0
  • Karlsruhe - Schalke 04 : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of April 05, 1997

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Gutersloh - F Koln : 1 - 0
  • Stuttgarter K - Ein Frankfurt : 0 - 0
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TV Series

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Shapes of the Invisible

Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

Bullyparade

Bullyparade

Directed by: Michael Herbig

Die Camper

Die Camper

Brass Eye

Brass Eye

Starring: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Forgotten Toys

The Forgotten Toys

Directed by: Graham Ralph

Days to next April 05

If April 05, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 5 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Airframe by Michael Crichton

Airframe

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From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop.”—People

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 …

Murder In Brentwood by Mark Fuhrman

Murder In Brentwood

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People know Mark Fuhrman as the most pivotal witness of the O.J. Simpson trial. Now, readers can meet the real Mark Fuhrman, as he sets the record straight on the infamous

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.

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

V-Rally

V-Rally

Platform: PlayStation, Windows, Game Boy, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames Electronic Arts Spike Ocean Software Atari

G-Police

G-Police

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis SCEE

Alltynex

Alltynex

Platform: FM Towns

Genre: Vertically Scrolling Shooter

Ecstatica II

Ecstatica II

Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Psygnosis

BS Fire Emblem: Archanea Senki

BS Fire Emblem: Archanea Senki

Platform: Satellaview

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Nintendo


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