Wednesday April 16, 1997

US date format: 4/16/1997, UK date format: 16/4/1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 16, 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 Tayler Brayden and Maisie Williams. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, directed by Jay Roach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Evening Class by Maeve Binchy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vanishing Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chopper Attack or Diddy Kong Racing.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
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Events

  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Minneapolis / St. Paul on WRQC 100.3 FM
  • Houston, Texas, socialite Doris Angleton is murdered in her River Oaks home. Roger Angleton later admits to the crime in his suicide note. Despite being found innocent of the crime by a Texas jury, he is later arrested by the United States Department of Justice on similar charges.
  • Houston socialite Doris Angleton is murdered in her River Oaks home. Her brother-in-law, Roger Angleton, later admits to the crime in his suicide note.

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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York, Mimi Rogers

Country: United States of America

Blackrock

Blackrock

Directed by: Steven Vidler

Starring: Laurence Breuls, Linda Cropper, Simon Lyndon, Chris Haywood

Leather Jacket Love Story

Leather Jacket Love Story

Directed by: David DeCoteau

Starring: Sean Tataryn, Christopher Bradley, Geoff Moody, Héctor Mercado

The Night Flier

The Night Flier

Directed by: Mark Pavia

Starring: Miguel Ferrer, Julie Entwisle, Dan Monahan, Michael H. Moss

Warriors of Virtue

Warriors of Virtue

Directed by: Ronny Yu

Starring: Angus Macfadyen, Mario Yedidia, Marley Shelton, Chao Li Chi

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Music charts

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Sport Games on April 16, 1997

Sport Games on April 16, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - New York Knicks : 92 - 96
  • Charlotte Hornets - Boston Celtics : 108 - 102
  • Chicago Bulls - Miami Heat : 92 - 102
  • Dallas Mavericks - Minnesota Timberwolves : 92 - 77
  • Denver Nuggets - Portland Trail Blazers : 63 - 107
See all Basketball game results of April 16, 1997

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Sp Gijon : 4 - 0
  • Betis - Zaragoza : 2 - 2
  • Celta - Logrones : 4 - 0
  • Hercules - Tenerife : 3 - 1
  • La Coruna - Compostela : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of April 16, 1997

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Beauvais - Toulouse : 3 - 0
  • Gueugnon - Epinal : 3 - 0
  • Laval - Mulhouse : 0 - 0
  • Lorient - Amiens : 0 - 2
  • Niort - Le Mans : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of April 16, 1997

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Le Havre : 2 - 0
  • Bordeaux - Monaco : 2 - 1
  • Caen - Nancy : 1 - 1
  • Marseille - Montpellier : 2 - 2
  • Metz - Guingamp : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of April 16, 1997

TV Series

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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

Die Camper

Die Camper

Brass Eye

Brass Eye

Starring: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next April 16

If April 16, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 5 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 20 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Evening Class by Maeve Binchy

Evening Class

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It was the quiet ones you had to watch. That's where the real passion was lurking.They came together at Mountainview College, a down-at-the-heels secondary school on the seamy side of Dublin,

A Thin Dark Line by Tami Hoag

A Thin Dark Line

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Terror stalks the streets of Bayou Breaux, Louisiana. A suspected murderer is free on a technicality, and the cop accused of planting evidence against him is ordered off the case.

Chromosome 6 by Robin Cook

Chromosome 6

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Behind the headlines on cloning--Dr. Robin Cook blends fact with fiction in one of his most terrifying bestsellers...Chromosome 6 is a prophetic thriller that challenges the medical ethics of genetic manipulation

Total Control by David Baldacci

Total Control

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

Conversations With God by Neale Donald Walsch

Conversations With God

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Conversations with God Book 1 began a series that has been changing millions of lives for more than ten years. Finally, the bestselling series is now a movie, starring Henry Czerny

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Final Furlong

Final Furlong

Platform: Namco System 23

Genre: Horse Racing

Atomic Bomberman

Atomic Bomberman

Platform: Windows

Genre: Arcade game, Maze

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

Chopper Attack

Chopper Attack

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

Descent to Undermountain

Descent to Undermountain

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Interplay

Diddy Kong Racing

Diddy Kong Racing

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Rare

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 16, 1997?

On April 16, 1997 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is April 16, 1997?

On April 16, 1997 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 16, 1997?

On April 16, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 16, 1997?

On April 16, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 16, 1997?

On April 16, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 16, 1997?

On April 16, 1997 several famous people were born including, Tayler Brayden, Maisie Williams.

Which famous people died on April 16, 1997?

Famous people died on April 16, 1997 include, Michael Stroka, Mae Boren Axton, Emilio Azcarraga Milmo.

What was the number one song in April 16, 1997?

The number one song in the week of April 16, 1997 was Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy in US and I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly in UK.

What were the top hits on April 16, 1997?

The top hits on April 16, 1997 were Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy, You Were Meant For Me by Jewel, Wannabe by The Spice Girls in US and I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly, Bellissima by DJ Quicksilver, Don't Speak by No Doubt in UK.


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