Tuesday July 08, 1997

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

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 8, 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 Carl Riemer and Kid Lucas. In that special week of July 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. Air Force One, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, 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 Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance or DemonStar.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald

Events

  • 68th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Jacobs Field, Cleveland
  • NATO invites the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland to join the alliance in 1999.
  • Mayo Clinic researchers warn that the dieting drug "fen-phen" can cause severe heart and lung damage.

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Movies

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Air Force One

Air Force One

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close, Wendy Crewson

Country: United States of America

Good Burger

Good Burger

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Starring: Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, Sinbad, Abe Vigoda

Country: United States of America

Prince Valiant

Prince Valiant

Directed by: Anthony Hickox

Starring: Stephen Moyer, Katherine Heigl, Thomas Kretschmann, Edward Fox

The Butcher Boy

The Butcher Boy

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw, Eamonn Owens, Alan Boyle

Yes Boss

Yes Boss

Directed by: Aziz Mirza

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Aditya Pancholi, Juhi Chawla, Kashmira Shah

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 08, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. - I'll Be Missing You
  2. - Bitch
  3. - MMMbop
  4. - Return Of The Mack
  5. - Look Into My Eyes
  6. - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
  7. - Say You'll Be There
  8. - Sunny Came Home
  9. - Do You Know (What It Takes)
  10. - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - I'll Be Missing You
  2. - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  3. - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
  4. - Smile
  5. - Not Tonight
  6. - 5 Miles To Empty
  7. - You Bring Me Up
  8. - Look Into My Eyes (From "Batman & Robin")
  9. - Cupid
  10. - In My Bed

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 July 08

If July 08, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 2 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 10 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.

The Dilbert Future by Scott Adams

The Dilbert Future

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Step aside, Bill Gates! Here comes today′s real technology guru and his totally original, laugh-out-loud New York Times bestseller that looks at the approaching new millennium and boldly predicts: more stupidity

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 …

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

Pretend You Don'T See Her by Mary Higgins Clark

Pretend You Don'T See Her

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Pretend You Don't See Her is the story of Lacey Farrell, a rising star on Manhattan's high-powered real estate scene. Lacey becomes the witness to a murder and hears the dying words of the victim, a woman who is convinced …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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)

Diablo: Hellfire

Diablo: Hellfire

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing game, hack and slash

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Armored Core: Project Phantasma

Armored Core: Project Phantasma

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Agetec; NA Agetec (then ASCII Entertainment)

Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance

Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance

Platform: DOS and Windows 95

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

DemonStar

DemonStar

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mountain King Studios

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

What zodiac sign is July 08, 1997?

On July 08, 1997 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 08, 1997?

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

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

On July 08, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 08, 1997?

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

Which famous people are born on July 08, 1997?

On July 08, 1997 several famous people were born including, Carl Riemer, Kid Lucas.

Which famous people died on July 08, 1997?

Famous people died on July 08, 1997 include, Charles Drake.

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

The number one song in the week of July 08, 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 July 08, 1997?

The top hits on July 08, 1997 were I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, Bitch by Meredith Brooks, MMMbop by Hanson in US and I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, Ecuador by Sash! featuring Rodriguez, D'You Know What I Mean? by Oasis in UK.


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