Wednesday February 05, 1997

US date format: 2/5/1997, UK date format: 5/2/1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 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 Hotspot and TheCampingRusher . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits. Mother and Son, directed by Aleksandr Sokurov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Camper. If you liked videogames you were probably playing F1 Pole Position 64 Human Grand Prix: The New Generation or Doraemon 2: SOS! Otogi no Kuni.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf

Events

  • 3 Swiss banks create $70 million Holocaust fund
  • Brook Lee, Hawaii, crowned 46th Miss USA (en route to Miss Universe)
  • Brook Lee of Hawaii crowned 46th Miss USA.
  • Morgan Stanley and Dean Witter Reynolds investment banks announce a $10 billion merger.

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Movies

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Mother and Son

Mother and Son

Directed by: Aleksandr Sokurov

Starring: Aleksei Ananishnov, Gudrun Geyer

Rosewood

Rosewood

Directed by: John Singleton

Starring: Jon Voight, Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle, Bruce McGill

Floating

Floating

Directed by: William Roth

Starring: Norman Reedus, Chad Lowe, Will Lyman, Sybil Darrow

The Truce

The Truce

Directed by: Francesco Rosi

Starring: John Turturro, Rade Serbedzija, Massimo Ghini, Stefano Dionisi

Fools Rush In

Fools Rush In

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Starring: Matthew Perry, Salma Hayek, Jon Tenney, Carlos Gómez

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Music charts

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Sport Games on February 05, 1997

Sport Games on February 05, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Phoenix Suns : 81 - 99
  • Chicago Bulls - Los Angeles Lakers : 90 - 106
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Toronto Raptors : 84 - 89
  • Miami Heat - Boston Celtics : 118 - 117
  • San Antonio Spurs - Philadelphia 76ers : 97 - 113
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Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Lommel - Anderlecht : 1 - 1
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Swindon - QPR : 1 - 1
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TV Series

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

For the Love of...

For the Love of...

Saber y ganar

Saber y ganar

Days to next February 05

If February 05, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 7 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • LIFE: The Human Body
  • Time: Digital montage by Arthur Hochstein. Baby's face by Penny Gentieu-Tony Stone Images. Inset:s: Father
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11195
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.364
  • Wired: Wired - February, 1997

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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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.

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

The English Patient

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With unsettling beauty and intelligence, Michael Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives in an abandoned Italian villa at the end of World War II.The

Deep Waters by Jayne Ann Krentz

Deep Waters

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Charity Truitt and Elias Winter, two of the Pacific Northwest’s most powerful corporate figures, are both facing crises of career and the heart.

Silent Witness by Richard North Patterson

Silent Witness

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After the murder of his high school sweetheart left him shattered, Tony Lord vowed never to return to his Ohio hometown of Lake City.

The Unlikely Spy by Daniel Silva

The Unlikely Spy

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In wartime," Winston Churchill wrote, "truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies." For Britain's counterintelligence operations, this meant finding the unlikeliest agent imaginable-a

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors

Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Publisher: BBC Multimedia

Broken Helix

Broken Helix

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

F1 Pole Position 64 Human Grand Prix: The New Generation

F1 Pole Position 64 Human Grand Prix: The New Generation

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Ubisoft

Baby Universe

Baby Universe

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Music, non-game

Publisher: SCEE

Doraemon 2: SOS! Otogi no Kuni

Doraemon 2: SOS! Otogi no Kuni

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: Epoch Co.


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