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Saturday 19 April 1997

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 19, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 あやかし忍伝くの一番 Ayakashi Ninden Kunoichiban or Dark Reign: The Future of War.
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What the sky looked like on 19 April 1997

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Directed by: Jay Roach

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

Country: United States

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Directed by: Steven Vidler

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

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Leather Jacket Love Story

Directed by: David DeCoteau

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

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The Night Flier

Directed by: Mark Pavia

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

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Warriors of Virtue

Directed by: Ronny Yu

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

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Vanishing Man

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Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

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Directed by: Michael Herbig

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Die Camper

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 April 1997 ?

  • 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.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • El Duce: American singer and drummer (The Mentors) (Born 1958).
  • Renee Slaughter, crowned 14th Miss Hawaiian Tropic International
  • SD Padres and St. Louis Cardinals play at Aloha Stadium Hawaii

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Sport Games on 19 April 1997

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
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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
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Bayern Munich : 1 - 1
  • FC Koln - Bielefeld : 2 - 5
  • Freiburg - St Pauli : 4 - 0
  • Hamburg - Schalke 04 : 1 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Stuttgarter K - Unterhaching : 1 - 0
  • Uerdingen - Ein Frankfurt : 3 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 19, 1997 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1997 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Dru Hill - In My Bed
  2. For You I Will (From "Space Jam") - Monica
  3. 702 - Get It Together
  4. Can't Nobody Hold Me Down - Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase)
  5. Big Daddy - Hev-D
  6. Foxy Brown Featuring Jay-Z - I'll Be
  7. 112 - Cupid
  8. Montell Jordan - What's On Tonight
  9. B-Rock & The Bizz - My Baby Daddy
  10. I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Enamorado Por Primera Vez - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Ya Me Voy Para Siempre - Los Temerarios
  3. O Soy O Fui - Marco Antonio Solis
  4. Mi Sangre Prisionera - Los Tigres del Norte
  5. Quien Pierde Mas - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  6. Los Tucanes de Tijuana - Secuestro De Amor
  7. Juguete - Limite
  8. Se Quiere Se Mata - Shakira
  9. Piensa En Mi - Grupo Mojado
  10. Azucar Amargo - Fey


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Evening Class

By: Maeve Binchy

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,

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By: David Sedaris

Welcome to the hilarious, strange, elegiac, outrageous world of David Sedaris. In Naked, Sedaris turns the mania for memoir on its ear, mining the exceedingly rich terrain of his life, his

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Journey Into Darkness

By: John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

The FBI Special Agent and author of Mindhunter chronicles his work in behavioral profiling, explaining how he was able to get into the minds of killers and outlining such

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Total Control

By: David Baldacci

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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: PC (DOS, Linux, Mac OS X, Windows), source ports to additional platforms

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Ronny Wester

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Dark Rift

Platform: Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Vic Tokai

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あやかし忍伝くの一番 Ayakashi Ninden Kunoichiban

あやかし忍伝くの一番 Ayakashi Ninden Kunoichiban

Platform: PC, PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Dating sim

Dark Reign: The Future of War

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 (Redux)

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Activision

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Betrayal in Antara

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

That Thing You Do!

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release; part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection

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Challenge to Lassie

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The Love Bug

Studio: VHS releases; part of the Walt Disney Film Classics:

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Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD release

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