Tuesday April 08, 1997

US date format: 4/8/1997, UK date format: 8/4/1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 8, 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 Vincent Castronovo . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, directed by David Mirkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Partner by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vanishing Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Formula 1 97 or Dark Law: Meaning of Death.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).

Events

  • STS 83 (Columbia 22), lands
  • The Stickney-Eliasberg pedigree US 1804 Draped Bust silver dollar sells for US$1.815 million, a record for a single coin at auction. A US 1885 Trade dollar, Proof, finest of 5 known, sells for $907,500 to Jay Parrino.
  • Microsoft Corp releases Internet Explorer 4.0.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

  • Laura Nyro: American singer-songwriter, Nyro began...

Movies

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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Directed by: David Mirkin

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo, Alan Cumming

Country: United States of America

Steel Sharks

Steel Sharks

Directed by: Rodney McDonald

Starring: Gary Busey, Billy Dee Williams, Billy Warlock, Shaun Toub

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

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Music charts

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Sport Games on April 08, 1997

Sport Games on April 08, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - New York Knicks : 93 - 73
  • Denver Nuggets - San Antonio Spurs : 90 - 96
  • Houston Rockets - Los Angeles Clippers : 127 - 117
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Golden State Warriors : 109 - 85
  • Miami Heat - New Jersey Nets : 94 - 92
See all Basketball game results of April 08, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • St Pauli - Bochum : 2 - 1
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Oldham - Birmingham : 2 - 2
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Millwall : 1 - 0
  • Bury - Walsall : 2 - 1
  • Chesterfield - Watford : 0 - 0
  • Luton - Wycombe : 0 - 0
  • Plymouth - Stockport : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of April 08, 1997

TV Series

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The Vanishing Man

The Vanishing Man

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

Days to next April 08

If April 08, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 5 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Partner by John Grisham

The Partner

By:

#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.

The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard

The Deep End of the Ocean

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"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical …

The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy

By:

THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

Murder In Brentwood by Mark Fuhrman

Murder In Brentwood

By:

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

Naked by David Sedaris

Naked

By:

Welcome to the hilarious, strange, elegiac, outrageous world of David Sedaris. In Naked, Sedaris turns the mania for memoir on its ear, mining the exceedingly rich terrain of his life, his

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Championship Manager: Season 97/98

Championship Manager: Season 97/98

Platform: PC

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Formula 1 97

Formula 1 97

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

Calamity Adventure 2: People and Traditions

Calamity Adventure 2: People and Traditions

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: The Lightspan Partnership, Inc.

Carmen Sandiego Word Detective

Carmen Sandiego Word Detective

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Brøderbund

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 08, 1997?

On April 08, 1997 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is April 08, 1997?

On April 08, 1997 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 08, 1997?

On April 08, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 08, 1997?

On April 08, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 08, 1997?

On April 08, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 08, 1997?

On April 08, 1997 several famous people were born including, Vincent Castronovo.

Which famous people died on April 08, 1997?

Famous people died on April 08, 1997 include, Laura Nyro.

What was the number one song in April 08, 1997?

The number one song in the week of April 08, 1997 was Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy in US and I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly in UK.

What were the top hits on April 08, 1997?

The top hits on April 08, 1997 were Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy, Wannabe by The Spice Girls, You Were Meant For Me by Jewel in US and I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly, Bellissima by DJ Quicksilver, Don't Speak by No Doubt in UK.


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