Thursday June 12, 1997

US date format: 6/12/1997, UK date format: 12/6/1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 12, 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 Spencer MacPherson and Jorja Smith. In that special week of June people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK Mmm Bop by Hanson was in the top 5 hits. Stag, directed by Gavin Wilding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Riding the Tiger. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Constructor or Betrayal in Antara.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
  • Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
  • Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
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Events

  • 1st ever baseball inter-league game SF Giants beat Texas Rangers 4-3
  • MTV Movie Awards
  • Queen Elizabeth II reopens the Globe Theatre in London.

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Movies

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Stag

Stag

Directed by: Gavin Wilding

Starring: John Stockwell, Mario Van Peebles, Jerry Stiller, Gerald Anthony

Santa Fe

Santa Fe

Directed by: Andrew Shea

Starring: Tina Majorino, Gary Cole, Sheila Kelley, Jere Burns

Executive Target

Executive Target

Directed by: Joseph Merhi

Starring: Michael Madsen, Roy Scheider, Keith David, Angie Everhart

Face/Off

Face/Off

Directed by: John Woo

Starring: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Alessandro Nivola

Country: United States of America

I Think I Do

I Think I Do

Directed by: Brian Sloan

Starring: Alexis Arquette, Christian Maelen, Luna Lauren Velez, Jamie Harrold

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 12, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. - I'll Be Missing You
  2. - MMMbop
  3. - Say You'll Be There
  4. - Return Of The Mack
  5. - Hypnotizeyoutube
  6. - The Freshman
  7. - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
  8. - It's Your Love
  9. - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T
  10. - Bitch

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. - Cupid
  5. - Don't Wanna Be A Player (From "Booty Call")
  6. - Return Of The Mack
  7. - Hypnotizeyoutube
  8. - Thinking Of You/Let's Get Down
  9. - You Bring Me Up
  10. - For You

TV Series

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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

The Vanishing Man

The Vanishing Man

Nan hing nan tai

Nan hing nan tai

Days to next June 12

If June 12, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 3 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou

The Heart of a Woman

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In The Heart of a Woman, Maya Angelou leaves California with her son, Guy, to move to New York. There she enters the society and world of black artists and writers, reads her work at the Harlem Writers Guild, and …

The President'S Daughter by Jack Higgins

The President'S Daughter

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The president of the United States enlists the aid of ex-IRA enforcer-turned-security expert Sean Dillon and Blake Johnson, head of an elite, secret White House group, to find his kidnapped daughter,

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door

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The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

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 …

Mason & Dixon by Thomas Pynchon

Mason & Dixon

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Charles Mason (1728-1786) and Jeremiah Dixon (1733-1779) were the British surveyors best remembered for running the boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland that we know today as the Mason-Dixon Line.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

C-Dogs

C-Dogs

Platform: PC (DOS, Linux, Mac OS X, Windows), source ports to additional platforms

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Ronny Wester

Constructor

Constructor

Platform: PC, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy, Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Acclaim (Originally), System 3 (Current)

Cookie and Bibi 3

Cookie and Bibi 3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Semicom

Galapagos (video game)

Galapagos (video game)

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Action, Simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts (US), Sega (JP)

Betrayal in Antara

Betrayal in Antara

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On June 12, 1997 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is June 12, 1997?

On June 12, 1997 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 12, 1997?

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

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

On June 12, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on June 12, 1997?

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

Which famous people are born on June 12, 1997?

On June 12, 1997 several famous people were born including, Spencer MacPherson, Jorja Smith.

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

The number one song in the week of June 12, 1997 was I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans in US and Mmm Bop by Hanson in UK.

What were the top hits on June 12, 1997?

The top hits on June 12, 1997 were I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, MMMbop by Hanson, Say You'll Be There by The Spice Girls in US and Mmm Bop by Hanson, I Wanna Be The Only One by Eternal featuring BeBe Winans, Time To Say Goodbye (Con Te Partiro) by Sarah Brightman & Andrea Bocelli in UK.


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