Wednesday May 14, 1997

US date format: 5/14/1997, UK date format: 14/5/1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 14, 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 Riley Griffiths and Manushi Chhillar. 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 Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi or Azure Dreams.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
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Events

  • The Star Alliance is formed between Air Canada, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines System, Thai Airways International and United Airlines.

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Movies

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Bent

Bent

Directed by: Sean Mathias

Starring: Lothaire Bluteau, Clive Owen, Mick Jagger, Brian Webber

American Perfekt

American Perfekt

Directed by: Paul Chart

Starring: Amanda Plummer, Robert Forster, David Thewlis, Fairuza Balk

Trial and Error

Trial and Error

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

Starring: Michael Richards, Jeff Daniels, Charlize Theron, Jessica Steen

The Blackout

The Blackout

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Matthew Modine, Claudia Schiffer, Béatrice Dalle, Sarah Lassez

Buddy

Buddy

Directed by: Caroline Thompson

Starring: Rene Russo, Robbie Coltrane, Alan Cumming, Irma P. Hall

Sport Games on May 14, 1997

Sport Games on May 14, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • New York Knicks - Miami Heat : 81 - 96
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TV Series

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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

Bullyparade

Bullyparade

Directed by: Michael Herbig

Days to next May 14

If May 14, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 4 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 15 days.
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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?

Arkanoid: Doh It Again

Arkanoid: Doh It Again

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Breakout

Formula 1 97

Formula 1 97

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

Excalibur 2555 AD

Excalibur 2555 AD

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sir-Tech

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: 3D fighting

Publisher: LucasArts

Azure Dreams

Azure Dreams

Platform: PlayStation, Game Boy Color

Genre: Roguelike, role-playing video game

Publisher: Konami

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 14, 1997?

On May 14, 1997 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 14, 1997?

On May 14, 1997 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 14, 1997?

On May 14, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 14, 1997?

On May 14, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 14, 1997?

On May 14, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 14, 1997?

On May 14, 1997 several famous people were born including, Riley Griffiths, Manushi Chhillar, Jimmy Whetzel.

Which famous people died on May 14, 1997?

Famous people died on May 14, 1997 include, Thelma Carpenter, Harry Blackstone Jr, Princess Caradja-Kretzulesco.

What was the number one song in May 14, 1997?

The number one song in the week of May 14, 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 14, 1997?

The top hits on May 14, 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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