Friday April 11, 1997

US date format: 4/11/1997, UK date format: 11/4/1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 11, 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 Julia Randall and Ethan Couch. 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 Hot Shots Golf or F-22: Air Dominance Fighter.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Stanislas
  • Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
  • Saint Godeberta
  • Saint Gemma of Lucca
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Events

  • Fire breaks out in a pilgrim camp on the Plain of Mena, from Mecca 343 die.
  • Former SS Captain Erich Priebke is retried on July 22 he is sentenced to 5 years in prison.

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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 11, 1997

Sport Games on April 11, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Indiana Pacers : 104 - 92
  • Charlotte Hornets - Detroit Pistons : 93 - 85
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Boston Celtics : 101 - 103
  • Golden State Warriors - Sacramento Kings : 87 - 97
  • Houston Rockets - Utah Jazz : 83 - 104
See all Basketball game results of April 11, 1997

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - CZ Jena : 1 - 1
  • Kaiserslautern - Leipzig : 4 - 1
See all Football game results of April 11, 1997

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Amiens - St Etienne : 2 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Niort : 2 - 0
  • Epinal - Perpignan : 0 - 1
  • Le Mans - Beauvais : 0 - 0
  • Louhans-Cuis. - Charleville : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of April 11, 1997

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Caen - Bastia : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of April 11, 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 11

If April 11, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 5 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 15 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?

Hot Shots Golf

Hot Shots Golf

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

TOCA Touring Car Championship

TOCA Touring Car Championship

Platform: PlayStation Game Boy Color Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters, 3DO (USA), Upstar (Japan), THQ (Game Boy Color)

F-22: Air Dominance Fighter

F-22: Air Dominance Fighter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Infogrames

Darklight Conflict

Darklight Conflict

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, Saturn, Windows

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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 April 11, 1997?

On April 11, 1997 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is April 11, 1997?

On April 11, 1997 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 11, 1997?

On April 11, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 11, 1997?

On April 11, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 11, 1997?

On April 11, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 11, 1997?

On April 11, 1997 several famous people were born including, Julia Randall, Ethan Couch, Miriam Kolodziejová.

Which famous people died on April 11, 1997?

Famous people died on April 11, 1997 include, Michael Dorris.

What was the number one song in April 11, 1997?

The number one song in the week of April 11, 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 11, 1997?

The top hits on April 11, 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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