Thursday January 09, 1997

US date format: 1/9/1997, UK date format: 9/1/1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 9, 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 Lauryn McClain and Jailyne Ochoa. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Fallen Man by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Staying Alive. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania Legends or G-Police.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 09, 1997?


Holidays

  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
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Events

  • Heart attacks sends Frank Sinatra back to hospital
  • Michael Eisner signs a new ten-year contract as chairman of Disney. His base salary is US$750,000 per year, plus a bonus tied to the company's financial performance, and he receives stock options for 8 million shares to be exercised between 2003 and 2006. The value of the options is estimated at US$195-771 million.
  • Yachtsman Tony Bullimore is found alive, 5 days after his boat capsized in the Southern Ocean.thumb|Bill Clinton, the President of the United States, began his second term on January 20

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Movies

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Chasing Amy

Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee, Scott Mosier

Country: United States of America

Prefontaine

Prefontaine

Directed by: Steve James

Starring: Jared Leto, R. Lee Ermey, Ed O'Neill, Breckin Meyer

Nirvana

Nirvana

Directed by: Gabriele Salvatores

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Diego Abatantuono, Sergio Rubini, Stefania Rocca

Zeus and Roxanne

Zeus and Roxanne

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Kathleen Quinlan, Arnold Vosloo, Dawn McMillan

Shadow Conspiracy

Shadow Conspiracy

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Donald Sutherland, Linda Hamilton, Stephen Lang

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 09, 1997?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam")
  2. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  3. - Nobody
  4. - Don't Let Go (Love)
  5. - I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife")
  6. - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  7. - No Diggity
  8. - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
  9. - No Time
  10. - Pony

Top #1 Latin songs

  1. - Asi Como Te Conoci
Sport Games on January 09, 1997

Sport Games on January 09, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Orlando Magic : 97 - 92
  • Golden State Warriors - Vancouver Grizzlies : 102 - 86
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - New Jersey Nets : 110 - 107
  • Utah Jazz - Toronto Raptors : 96 - 110
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Out of Sight

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Förmannen som försvann

Förmannen som försvann

Holding the Baby

Holding the Baby

Solo für Sudmann

Solo für Sudmann

Days to next January 09

If January 09, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 8 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1997?

  • LIFE: Year In Pictures
  • Time: AIDS researcher Dr. David Ho, TIME's Man the Year, examines enlarged image of a T cell infected wit
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11184
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.359360
  • Wired: Wired - January, 1997

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Fallen Man by Tony Hillerman

The Fallen Man

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Human bones lie on a ledge under the peak of Ship Rock mountain, the remains of a murder victim undisturbed for more than a decade. Three hundred miles across the Navajo reservation, a harmless old canyon guide is felled by …

A Reporter's Life by Walter Cronkite

A Reporter's Life

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"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR."--The Wall Street Journal"Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year."--Ann

Make the Connection by Bob Greene, Oprah Winfrey

Make the Connection

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A book detailing Bob Greene's exercise program includes a ten-step regimen, with testimonials by Oprah Winfrey detailing her success with the program that led to her losing weight and feeling better

The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton

The Book of Ruth

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Winner of the 1989 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for best first novel, this exquisite book confronts real-life issues of alienation and violence from which the author creates a stunning testament to the human capacity for mercy, compassion and love.

My Gal Sunday by Mary Higgins Clark

My Gal Sunday

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A dashing ex-president and his young congresswoman bride become an irresistible sleuthing duo in four acclaimed stories from the Queen of Suspense.Henry

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beast Wars: Transformers

Beast Wars: Transformers

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS and Sony PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive Takara

Everybody's Golf

Everybody's Golf

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Castlevania Legends

Castlevania Legends

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

G-Police

G-Police

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis SCEE

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)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 09, 1997?

On January 09, 1997 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is January 09, 1997?

On January 09, 1997 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 09, 1997?

On January 09, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 09, 1997?

On January 09, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 09, 1997?

On January 09, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 09, 1997?

On January 09, 1997 several famous people were born including, Lauryn McClain, Jailyne Ochoa.

Which famous people died on January 09, 1997?

Famous people died on January 09, 1997 include, Junaidu ibn Buhari, Jesse White.

What was the number one song in January 09, 1997?

The number one song in the week of January 09, 1997 was Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton in US and Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos in UK.

What were the top hits on January 09, 1997?

The top hits on January 09, 1997 were Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton, I Believe I Can Fly by R. Kelly, Don't Let Go (Love) by En Vogue in US and Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos, 2 Become 1 by The Spice Girls in UK.


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