Thursday August 07, 1997

US date format: 8/7/1997, UK date format: 7/8/1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 7, 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. 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 Baby Universe or F1 Racing Simulation.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • STS 85 (Discovery 23) launches into orbit

Famous Deaths

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 07, 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)

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 07

If August 07, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 1 month, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 11 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?

Moto Racer

Moto Racer

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

G-Police

G-Police

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis SCEE

Baby Universe

Baby Universe

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Music, non-game

Publisher: SCEE

F1 Racing Simulation

F1 Racing Simulation

Platform: PC

Genre: Sport, Sim Racing

Test Drive 4

Test Drive 4

Platform: PlayStation PC CD-ROM

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 07, 1997?

On August 07, 1997 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 07, 1997?

On August 07, 1997 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 07, 1997?

On August 07, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 07, 1997?

On August 07, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 07, 1997?

On August 07, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on August 07, 1997?

Famous people died on August 07, 1997 include, Douglas Gray.

What was the number one song in August 07, 1997?

The number one song in the week of August 07, 1997 was I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans in US and I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans in UK.

What were the top hits on August 07, 1997?

The top hits on August 07, 1997 were I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, Mo Money, Mo Problems by The Notorious B.I.G., Quit Playing Games (With My Heart) by The Backstreet Boys in US and I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, Men In Black by Will Smith, Freed From Desire by Gala in UK.


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