Friday April 18, 1997

US date format: 4/18/1997, UK date format: 18/4/1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 18, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Dominique Barrett . 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 The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vanishing Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing FIFA: Road to World Cup 98 or Carmageddon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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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

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Werner (d. 1287)
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
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Events

  • The Red River of the North breaks through dikes and floods Grand Forks, North Dakota, and East Grand Forks, Minnesota, causing US$2 billion in damage.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 18, 1997?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - I Believe I Can Fly
  2. - Bellissima
  3. - Don't Speak
  4. - Mama / Who Do You Think You Are?
  5. - Block Rockin' Beats

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - In My Bed
  2. - For You I Will (From "Space Jam")
  3. - Get It Together
  4. - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
  5. - Big Daddy
  6. - I'll Be
  7. - Cupid
  8. - What's On Tonight
  9. - My Baby Daddy
  10. - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
Sport Games on April 18, 1997

Sport Games on April 18, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Philadelphia 76ers : 119 - 113
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Detroit Pistons : 82 - 75
  • Dallas Mavericks - Houston Rockets : 102 - 112
  • Indiana Pacers - New York Knicks : 89 - 97
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Los Angeles Clippers : 123 - 95
See all Basketball game results of April 18, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Duisburg : 1 - 1
  • Hansa Rostock - M'gladbach : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of April 18, 1997

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Mainz - Mannheim : 2 - 0
  • Wolfsburg - Zwickau : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of April 18, 1997

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Ipswich - Norwich : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of April 18, 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

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?

FIFA: Road to World Cup 98

FIFA: Road to World Cup 98

Platform: PC Game Boy Mega Drive/Genesis SNES Sega Saturn PlayStation Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts THQ (Game Boy)

Captain Claw

Captain Claw

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Monolith Productions, Wizard Works

The Crow: City of Angels

The Crow: City of Angels

Platform: PlayStation, Saturn, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

Einhänder

Einhänder

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Square; NA Sony Computer Entertainment; JP Square Enix (PSN)

Carmageddon

Carmageddon

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

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: SCi, Interplay


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