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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 08, 1997?
- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
- 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.
- Vincent Castronovo: Dancer.
- Laura Nyro: American singer-songwriter, Nyro began...
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 08, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase) - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- Dru Hill - In My Bed
- 702 - Get It Together
- Monica - For You I Will (From "Space Jam")
- Foxy Brown Featuring Jay-Z - I'll Be
- Hev-D - Big Daddy
- Montell Jordan - What's On Tonight
- 112 - Cupid
- Erykah Badu - On & On
- Mint Condition - You Don't Have To Hurt No More
Sport Games on April 08, 1997
- 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
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- St Pauli - Bochum : 2 - 1
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Oldham - Birmingham : 2 - 2
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Bristol Rvs - Millwall : 1 - 0
- Bury - Walsall : 2 - 1
- Chesterfield - Watford : 0 - 0
- Luton - Wycombe : 0 - 0
- Plymouth - Stockport : 0 - 0
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Days to next April 08If 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.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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.