Wednesday August 06, 1997

US date format: 8/6/1997, UK date format: 6/8/1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 6, 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 Julia Raleigh and Kristína Schmiedlová. In that special week of August people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Shooting Fish, directed by Stefan Schwartz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Songs in Ordinary Time by Mary McGarry Morris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tiger Bay. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Car & Driver Presents: Grand Tour Racing '98 or Turok.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
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Events

  • NHL Nashville Tenn names Barry Trotz as its 1st coach
  • Korean Air Flight 801, a Boeing 747-300, crashes into the jungle on Guam on approach to airport, killing 228.
  • At the Macworld Expo, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates announce a five-year alliance of Apple Computer with Microsoft. Terms include: cross-licensing of existing patents plus new patents over the next five years, Microsoft will release Office for Macintosh over next five years, Apple will make Internet Explorer the default browser on all shipping Macintosh systems, Apple and Microsoft will collaborate on Java compatibility, Microsoft will invest US$150 million in Apple stock and hold it for at least
  • Microsoft buys a $150 million share of financially troubled Apple Computer.
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Movies

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Shooting Fish

Shooting Fish

Directed by: Stefan Schwartz

Starring: Dan Futterman, Stuart Townsend, Kate Beckinsale, Rowena Cooper

Walking Thunder

Walking Thunder

Directed by: Craig Clyde

Starring: James Read, John Denver, David Tom, Irene Miracle

Leave It to Beaver

Leave It to Beaver

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

Starring: Christopher McDonald, Janine Turner, Cameron Finley, Erik von Detten

A Smile Like Yours

A Smile Like Yours

Directed by: Keith Samples

Starring: Greg Kinnear, Lauren Holly, Joan Cusack, Jay Thomas

Event Horizon

Event Horizon

Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 06, 1997?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Never Make A Promise
  2. - Mo Money Mo Problems
  3. - I'll Be Missing You
  4. - Not Tonight
  5. - I Can Love You/Love Is All We Need
  6. - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  7. - Someone
  8. - Up Jumps Da Boogie
  9. - Gotham City
  10. - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
Sport Games on August 06, 1997

Sport Games on August 06, 1997


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - FC Koln : 3 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - Hertha : 1 - 0
  • M'gladbach - Bayern Munich : 1 - 1
  • Wolfsburg - Hamburg : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of August 06, 1997

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Inverness C - Livingston : 1 - 1
  • Stranraer - Clyde : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of August 06, 1997

TV Series

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Tiger Bay

Tiger Bay

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Happy Camp

Happy Camp

Directed by: Josh Anthony

Riding the Tiger

Riding the Tiger

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

Born to Run

Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

Knights of Ramune

Knights of Ramune

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

Days to next August 06

If August 06, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 1 month, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Songs in Ordinary Time by Mary McGarry Morris

Songs in Ordinary Time

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It's the summer of 1960 in Atkinson, Vermont. Maria Fermoyle is a strong but vulnerable divorced woman whose loneliness and ambition for her children make her easy prey for dangerous con man Omar Duvall.

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air

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National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

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.

Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell

Unnatural Exposure

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A psychopath with an intimate knowledge of death has an even more intimate knowledge of Kay Scarpetta-and many different plans to kill her.

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Agent Armstrong

Agent Armstrong

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Car & Driver Presents: Grand Tour Racing '98

Car & Driver Presents: Grand Tour Racing '98

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Activision; EU Ocean Software; [[Template:Country data FR|FR]] Infogrames; JP Atlus

Carmen Sandiego's Great Chase Through Time

Carmen Sandiego's Great Chase Through Time

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Educational, adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund Software (1997–1999) The Learning Company (1999–present)

Alltynex

Alltynex

Platform: FM Towns

Genre: Vertically Scrolling Shooter

Turok

Turok

Platform: Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment (1997-2002) Touchstone Games (2008)


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