Saturday April 19, 1997

US date format: 4/19/1997, UK date format: 19/4/1997

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 19, 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 David Rosenberg and Morgan Demeola. 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 Ace Combat 2 or An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
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Events

  • Renee Slaughter, crowned 14th Miss Hawaiian Tropic International
  • SD Padres and St. Louis Cardinals play at Aloha Stadium Hawaii

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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

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Music charts

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Sport Games on April 19, 1997

Sport Games on April 19, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Denver Nuggets - Dallas Mavericks : 100 - 95
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Seattle SuperSonics : 100 - 125
  • Miami Heat - Orlando Magic : 102 - 88
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Utah Jazz : 89 - 101
  • New York Knicks - Chicago Bulls : 103 - 101
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Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Club Brugge : 0 - 1
  • Cercle Brugge - Molenbeek : 1 - 1
  • Gent - Genk : 0 - 1
  • Lokeren - Lierse : 0 - 1
  • Lommel - Charleroi : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of April 19, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Bayern Munich : 1 - 1
  • FC Koln - Bielefeld : 2 - 5
  • Freiburg - St Pauli : 4 - 0
  • Hamburg - Schalke 04 : 1 - 0
  • Munich 1860 - Bochum : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of April 19, 1997

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Stuttgarter K - Unterhaching : 1 - 0
  • Uerdingen - Ein Frankfurt : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of April 19, 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 19

If April 19, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 5 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 28 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?

DarkEden

DarkEden

Platform: Windows 98/ME/2K/XP

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: SOFTON Entertainment

Chopper Attack

Chopper Attack

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

Ace Combat 2

Ace Combat 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Namco

Achtung Spitfire!

Achtung Spitfire!

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Strategy Computer wargaming

Publisher: Avalon Hill

An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire

An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action role-playing, survival horror

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks


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