Wednesday February 12, 1997

US date format: 2/12/1997, UK date format: 12/2/1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 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 Kiana Mohr . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits. Donnie Brasco, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Drums Of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bullyparade. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deer Hunter or Ghost in the Shell.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
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Events

  • Fred Goldman says he will settle for a signed murder confession from O J Simpson in lieu of his $20.5 million judgement.

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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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Lost Highway

Lost Highway

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius, Louis Eppolito

Country: United States of America

Love Jones

Love Jones

Directed by: Theodore Witcher

Starring: Larenz Tate, Nia Long, Isaiah Washington, Lisa Nicole Carson

Mother and Son

Mother and Son

Directed by: Aleksandr Sokurov

Starring: Aleksei Ananishnov, Gudrun Geyer

Chasing Amy

Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

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

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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

  1. - On & On
  2. - In My Bed
  3. - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
  4. - I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam")
  5. - I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife")

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Enamorado Por Primera Vez
  2. - Asi Como Te Conoci
  3. - No Pude Enamorarme Mas
  4. - Juguete
  5. - Dejenme Si Estoy Llorando
Sport Games on February 12, 1997

Sport Games on February 12, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Phoenix Suns : 100 - 131
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Indiana Pacers : 83 - 75
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Minnesota Timberwolves : 100 - 84
  • New Jersey Nets - Charlotte Hornets : 100 - 113
  • Orlando Magic - Detroit Pistons : 87 - 96
See all Basketball game results of February 12, 1997

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Charleville - Martigues : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of February 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

Die Camper

Die Camper

Ken Burns: American Lives

Ken Burns: American Lives

How old am I?

If February 12, 1997 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • LIFE: The Human Body
  • Time: All images copyright Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. (Luke Skywalker by Ralph Nelson Jr.; C-3PO
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11215
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.365
  • Wired: Wired - February, 1997

Books

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Drums Of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon

Drums Of Autumn

By:

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Diana Gabaldon's The Fiery Cross. The magnificent saga continues.... It began in Scotland, at an ancient stone circle. There, a doorway, open to a select few, leads into the past—or the grave.

The Runaway Jury by John Grisham

The Runaway Jury

By:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

Total Control by David Baldacci

Total Control

By:

Total Heat Sidney Archer has the world. A husband she loves. A job at which she excels and a cherished young daughter.

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

By:

A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

Silent Witness by Richard North Patterson

Silent Witness

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After the murder of his high school sweetheart left him shattered, Tony Lord vowed never to return to his Ohio hometown of Lake City.

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

Deer Hunter

Deer Hunter

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Color, Mobile phone, BlackBerry, iOS, Android

Publisher: Previous publishers: WizardWorks Software, MacSoft, Sorrent (now Glu Mobile), Vatical Entertainment

Oddworld

Oddworld

Platform: PlayStation, MS-DOS, Windows, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Xbox, Xbox 360, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, Xbox One, OS X, Linux, iOS, Andro

Genre: Platform, action-adventure

Publisher: GT Interactive Software Microsoft Game Studios Electronic Arts

Dark Earth

Dark Earth

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action/Adventure

Publisher: MicroProse

Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA THQ; EU Sony Computer Entertainment

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On February 12, 1997 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is February 12, 1997?

On February 12, 1997 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 12, 1997?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on February 12, 1997?

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

Which famous people are born on February 12, 1997?

On February 12, 1997 several famous people were born including, Kiana Mohr.

Which famous people died on February 12, 1997?

Famous people died on February 12, 1997 include, Nora Beloff, Walter Ritchie.

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

The number one song in the week of February 12, 1997 was Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton in US and Where Do You Go by No Mercy in UK.

What were the top hits on February 12, 1997?

The top hits on February 12, 1997 were Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton, Wannabe by The Spice Girls, Don't Let Go (Love) by En Vogue in US and Where Do You Go by No Mercy, Don't Speak by No Doubt, Don't Let Go (Love) by En Vogue in UK.