Tuesday July 15, 1997

US date format: 7/15/1997, UK date format: 15/7/1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 15, 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. In that special week of July people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Perfect Blue, directed by Satoshi Kon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tiger Bay. If you liked videogames you were probably playing British Open Championship Golf or Critical Depth.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
  • Confuflux (Discordianism)
  • Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
  • Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
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Events

  • In Miami, Florida, serial killer Andrew Phillip Cunanan guns down Gianni Versace outside his home.

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Movies

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Perfect Blue

Perfect Blue

Directed by: Satoshi Kon

Starring: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji, Masaaki Ôkura

Country: United States of America

Digging to China

Digging to China

Directed by: Timothy Hutton

Starring: Evan Rachel Wood, Kevin Bacon, Mary Stuart Masterson, Marian Seldes

One Eight Seven

One Eight Seven

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, John Heard, Kelly Rowan, Clifton Collins Jr.

Spawn

Spawn

Directed by: Mark A.Z. Dippé

Starring: Michael Jai White, John Leguizamo, Martin Sheen, Theresa Randle

Country: United States of America

Air Bud

Air Bud

Directed by: Charles Martin Smith

Starring: Michael Jeter, Kevin Zegers, Wendy Makkena, Bill Cobbs

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 15, 1997?
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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. - Smile
  5. - Not Tonight
  6. - 5 Miles To Empty
  7. - You Bring Me Up
  8. - Look Into My Eyes (From "Batman & Robin")
  9. - Whatever
  10. - In My Bed

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Tiger Bay

Tiger Bay

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Happy Camp

Happy Camp

Directed by: Josh Anthony

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

Days to next July 15

If July 15, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 2 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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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.

Songs in Ordinary Time by Mary McGarry Morris

Songs in Ordinary Time

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It's the summer of 1960 in Atkinson, Vermont. Maria Fermoyle is a strong but vulnerable divorced woman whose loneliness and ambition for her children make her easy prey for dangerous con man Omar Duvall.

The Gift Of Fear by Gavin de Becker

The Gift Of Fear

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True fear is a gift. Unwarranted fear is a curse. Learn how to tell the difference.A date won't take "no" for an answer.

Brain Droppings by George Carlin

Brain Droppings

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With hundreds of sold-out concert dates each year, over 20 albums, two Grammys, two Cable ACE awards, and more HBO specials that anyone else, George Carlin is more popular than ever.

The Bible Code by Michael Drosnin

The Bible Code

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0n September 1, 1994, I flew to Israel and met in Jerusalem with a close friend of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, the poet Chaim Guri. I gave him a letter which he immediately gave to the Prime Minister.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

British Open Championship Golf

British Open Championship Golf

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Golf sports game

Publisher: Looking Glass Technologies

Carmageddon

Carmageddon

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, iOS, Android

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: SCi, Interplay

GoldenEye 007

GoldenEye 007

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: First-person shooter, stealth

Publisher: Nintendo

Critical Depth

Critical Depth

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Car combat

Publisher: GT Interactive

Turok

Turok

Platform: Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment (1997-2002) Touchstone Games (2008)


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