Friday December 05, 1997

US date format: 12/5/1997, UK date format: 5/12/1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 5, 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 Karli Hawthorne . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Life Is Beautiful, directed by Roberto Benigni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Violin by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bed & Breakfast. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DoDonPachi or Culdcept.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • STS 87 (Columbia 24) lands

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Famous Deaths

Movies

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Life Is Beautiful

Life Is Beautiful

Directed by: Roberto Benigni

Starring: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano

Country: United States of America

Open Your Eyes

Open Your Eyes

Directed by: Alejandro Amenábar

Starring: Eduardo Noriega, Penélope Cruz, Chete Lera, Fele Martínez

Country: United States of America

Mousehunt

Mousehunt

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Nathan Lane, Lee Evans, Vicki Lewis, Maury Chaykin

Deformed Monsters

Deformed Monsters

Directed by: Charles Band

Starring: Rhonda Griffin, Justin Lauer, Bill Moynihan, Kristin Norton

Spice World

Spice World

Directed by: Bob Spiers

Starring: Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie C, Geri Horner

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on December 05, 1997

Sport Games on December 05, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Miami Heat : 97 - 117
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Vancouver Grizzlies : 107 - 98
  • Indiana Pacers - Denver Nuggets : 96 - 85
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Chicago Bulls : 62 - 84
  • Orlando Magic - Golden State Warriors : 89 - 104
See all Basketball game results of December 05, 1997

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Germinal - Harelbeke : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of December 05, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Kaiserslautern - Bayern Munich : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of December 05, 1997

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Cannes - Paris SG : 0 - 1
  • Metz - Chateauroux : 2 - 0
  • Monaco - Lyon : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of December 05, 1997

TV Series

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Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers

Directed by: Mick Garris

Vampire Princess Miyu

Vampire Princess Miyu

Children's Hospital

Children's Hospital

Joséphine, ange gardien

Joséphine, ange gardien

Days to next December 05

If December 05, 1997 is your birthday you're 22 years, 9 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Violin by Anne Rice

Violin

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In the grand manner of Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice's new novel moves across time and the continents, from nineteenth-century Vienna to a St. Charles Greek Revival mansion in present-day New Orleans to dazzling capitals of the modern-day world, …

Comanche Moon by Larry McMurtry

Comanche Moon

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The epic four-volume cycle that began with Larry McMurty's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, Lonesome Dove, is completed with this brilliant and haunting novel - a capstone in a mighty tradition of storytelling.

The Letter by Richard Paul Evans

The Letter

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In the final episode in The Christmas Box collection, David and MaryAnne Parkin find a mysterious letter at the base of their child Andrea's grave that eventually returns joy to their marriage, which had been strained in the nineteen years …

The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts

The Man Who Listens To Horses

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Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

Come The Spring by Julie Garwood

Come The Spring

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Julie Garwood triumphed with her phenomenal For the Roses and her #1 New York Times bestselling trio of novels, One Pink Rose, One White Rose, and One Red Rose.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

DoDonPachi

DoDonPachi

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, EZweb, i-mode, PlayStation Network

Genre: Manic shooter

Publisher: JP Cave; INT Atlus

V-Rally

V-Rally

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

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames Electronic Arts Spike Ocean Software Atari

Culdcept

Culdcept

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 3

Genre: Board game, Collectible card game

Publisher: NEC Interchannel

Ecstatica II

Ecstatica II

Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Psygnosis

Ceremony of Innocence

Ceremony of Innocence

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Real World Multimedia


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