Monday August 18, 1997

US date format: 8/18/1997, UK date format: 18/8/1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 18, 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 Renato Sanches . In that special week of August 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. The Game, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Power Of A Woman by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tiger Bay. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beast Wars: Transformers or Final Fantasy Tactics.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church

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Movies

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The Game

The Game

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn, James Rebhorn

Country: United States of America

The Wings of the Dove

The Wings of the Dove

Directed by: Iain Softley

Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache, Alex Jennings, Charlotte Rampling

Suicide Kings

Suicide Kings

Directed by: Peter O'Fallon

Starring: Christopher Walken, Denis Leary, Sean Patrick Flanery, Mark Watson

Orgazmo

Orgazmo

Directed by: Trey Parker

Starring: Trey Parker, Dian Bachar, Robyn Lynne Raab, Michael Dean Jacobs

Country: United States of America

One Night Stand

One Night Stand

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Nastassja Kinski, Kyle MacLachlan, Ming-Na Wen

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Music charts

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Sport Games on August 18, 1997

Sport Games on August 18, 1997


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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Luton - Southend : 1 - 0
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TV Series

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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

The Adventures of Lano & Woodley

The Adventures of Lano & Woodley

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Starring: Colin Lane, Frank Woodley

Country: Australia

Recess

Recess

Days to next August 18

If August 18, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 1 month, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

Special Delivery by Danielle Steel

Special Delivery

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In a novel that explores the fun and challenge, and occasional absurdity, of new beginnings, Danielle Steel tells the story of two people who find love where and when they least expect it.At

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.

Underboss by Peter Maas

Underboss

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Sammy the Bull Gravano is the highest-ranking member of the Mafia in America ever to defeat. In telling Gravano's story, Peter Maas brings us as never before into the innermost sanctums of the Cosa Nostra as if we were there …

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?

Beast Wars: Transformers

Beast Wars: Transformers

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS and Sony PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive Takara

Ark of Time

Ark of Time

Platform: DOS, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: International Computer Entertainment Ltd.

Big Thinkers!

Big Thinkers!

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Steam

Genre: Adventure, Edutainment

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

Final Fantasy Tactics

Final Fantasy Tactics

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Square; NA Sony Computer Entertainment

Betrayal in Antara

Betrayal in Antara

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 18, 1997?

On August 18, 1997 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 18, 1997?

On August 18, 1997 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 18, 1997?

On August 18, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 18, 1997?

On August 18, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 18, 1997?

On August 18, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 18, 1997?

On August 18, 1997 several famous people were born including, Renato Sanches.

What was the number one song in August 18, 1997?

The number one song in the week of August 18, 1997 was I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans in US and I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans in UK.

What were the top hits on August 18, 1997?

The top hits on August 18, 1997 were I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, Mo Money, Mo Problems by The Notorious B.I.G., Quit Playing Games (With My Heart) by The Backstreet Boys in US and I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, Men In Black by Will Smith, Freed From Desire by Gala in UK.


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