Monday May 12, 1997

US date format: 5/12/1997, UK date format: 12/5/1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 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 Odeya Rush and Brandon Hudson. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.. In UK Lovefool by The Cardigans was in the top 5 hits. Bent, directed by Sean Mathias, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Mcnally'S Gamble by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Born to Run. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Croc: Legend of the Gobbos or GoldenEye 007.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
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Events

  • Angels scores 13 in 7th vs. White Sox
  • Susie Maroney, 22, of Australia, is first to swim from Cuba to Florida.
  • Russia and Chechnya sign peace deal after 400 years of conflict.
  • Tornado narrowly misses downtown Miami, Florida.
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Movies

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L.A. Confidential

L.A. Confidential

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger

Country: United States of America

Annamayya

Annamayya

Directed by: K. Raghavendra Rao

Starring: Nagarjuna Akkineni, Suman, Bhanupriya, Mohan Babu

Donnie Brasco

Donnie Brasco

Directed by: Mike Newell

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

Country: United States of America

Happy Together

Happy Together

Directed by: Kar-Wai Wong

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Chen Chang, Gregory Dayton

The Fifth Element

The Fifth Element

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on May 12, 1997

Sport Games on May 12, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Utah Jazz : 93 - 98
  • Miami Heat - New York Knicks : 76 - 89
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Hertha : 3 - 1
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La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Valencia - La Coruna : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of May 12, 1997

Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • Roda JC - NAC Breda : 2 - 1
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TV Series

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Bullyparade

Bullyparade

Directed by: Michael Herbig

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

Shapes of the Invisible

Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Mcnally'S Gamble by Lawrence Sanders

Mcnally'S Gamble

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A risky gamble might not pay off when Lawrence Sanders’s dilettante detective plunges into a quagmire of greed, passion, and murder At first, Archy McNally was unofficially enlisted to verify the bona

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.

Affair by Amanda Quick

Affair

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Charlotte Arkendale knew all there was to know about men. After all, she'd made a career out of steering marriage-minded women away from untrustworthy members of the opposite sex.Yet

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.

Locked In The Cabinet by Robert B. Reich

Locked In The Cabinet

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Locked in the Cabinet is a close-up view of the way things work, and often don't work, at the highest levels of government--and a uniquely personal account by the man whose

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Croc: Legend of the Gobbos

Croc: Legend of the Gobbos

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Color

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP MediaQuest

British Open Championship Golf

British Open Championship Golf

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Golf sports game

Publisher: Looking Glass Technologies

Chopper Attack

Chopper Attack

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

GoldenEye 007

GoldenEye 007

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: First-person shooter, stealth

Publisher: Nintendo

Elemental Gearbolt

Elemental Gearbolt

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 12, 1997 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is May 12, 1997?

On May 12, 1997 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 12, 1997?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 12, 1997?

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

Which famous people are born on May 12, 1997?

On May 12, 1997 several famous people were born including, Odeya Rush, Brandon Hudson.

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

The number one song in the week of May 12, 1997 was Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G. in US and Lovefool by The Cardigans in UK.

What were the top hits on May 12, 1997?

The top hits on May 12, 1997 were Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G., MMMbop by Hanson, Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison in US and Lovefool by The Cardigans, You're Not Alone by Olive, I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly in UK.


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