Saturday April 12, 1997

US date format: 4/12/1997, UK date format: 12/4/1997

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see zodiac on April 12, 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 Katelyn Ohashi . 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 Car & Driver Presents: Grand Tour Racing '98 or Harvest Moon GB.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1997, at April 12 across the years or at April 1997 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
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Movies

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Donnie Brasco

Donnie Brasco

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby

Country: United States of America

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The Castle

The Castle

Directed by: Rob Sitch

Starring: Michael Caton, Anne Tenney, Stephen Curry, Anthony Simcoe

Mother and Son

Mother and Son

Directed by: Aleksandr Sokurov

Starring: Aleksei Ananishnov, Gudrun Geyer

Grosse Pointe Blank

Grosse Pointe Blank

Directed by: George Armitage

Starring: John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd, Joan Cusack

Country: United States of America

Four Days in September

Four Days in September

Directed by: Bruno Barreto

Starring: Alan Arkin, Pedro Cardoso, Fernanda Torres, Luiz Fernando Guimarães

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 12, 1997?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
  2. - In My Bed
  3. - Get It Together
  4. - For You I Will (From "Space Jam")
  5. - I'll Be

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Enamorado Por Primera Vez
  2. - Ya Me Voy Para Siempre
  3. - Mi Sangre Prisionera
  4. - O Soy O Fui
  5. - Quien Pierde Mas
Sport Games on April 12, 1997

Sport Games on April 12, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Minnesota Timberwolves : 80 - 66
  • Boston Celtics - Orlando Magic : 98 - 121
  • Denver Nuggets - Los Angeles Clippers : 94 - 116
  • Indiana Pacers - Toronto Raptors : 100 - 89
  • New York Knicks - Miami Heat : 100 - 99
See all Basketball game results of April 12, 1997

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Charleroi - Aalst : 2 - 3
  • Genk - Antwerp : 3 - 0
  • Germinal - Lommel : 4 - 1
  • Lierse - Harelbeke : 1 - 0
  • Mechelen - Lokeren : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of April 12, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - FC Koln : 3 - 2
  • Bielefeld - Hamburg : 1 - 1
  • Bochum - Dusseldorf : 3 - 1
  • Duisburg - Dortmund : 3 - 2
  • Leverkusen - Karlsruhe : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of April 12, 1997

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Essen - Gutersloh : 2 - 2
  • Mannheim - Uerdingen : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of April 12, 1997

TV Series

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Brass Eye

Brass Eye

Starring: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Forgotten Toys

The Forgotten Toys

Directed by: Graham Ralph

Bullyparade

Bullyparade

Directed by: Michael Herbig

The Vanishing Man

The Vanishing Man

Die Camper

Die Camper

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Partner by John Grisham

The Partner

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#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

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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?

Car & Driver Presents: Grand Tour Racing '98

Car & Driver Presents: Grand Tour Racing '98

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Activision; EU Ocean Software; [[Template:Country data FR|FR]] Infogrames; JP Atlus

Eberouge

Eberouge

Platform: Sega Saturn / PlayStation

Genre: Dating sim / Strategy

Publisher: Takara

Harvest Moon GB

Harvest Moon GB

Platform: Game Boy, Game Boy Color

Genre: Life simulation, role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; NA Natsume; EU Nintendo

Descent to Undermountain

Descent to Undermountain

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Interplay

F1 Racing Simulation

F1 Racing Simulation

Platform: PC

Genre: Sport, Sim Racing

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 12, 1997?

On April 12, 1997 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is April 12, 1997?

On April 12, 1997 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 12, 1997?

On April 12, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 12, 1997?

On April 12, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 12, 1997?

On April 12, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 12, 1997?

On April 12, 1997 several famous people were born including, Katelyn Ohashi.

What was the number one song in April 12, 1997?

The number one song in the week of April 12, 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 12, 1997?

The top hits on April 12, 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.