Tuesday August 19, 1997

US date format: 8/19/1997, UK date format: 19/8/1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 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 Tayler Holder and Joseph Castanon. 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 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tiger Bay. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Evolution: The Game of Intelligent Life or Gunple: Gunman’s Proof.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
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Events

  • New York Yank 3rd baseman Wade Boggs pitches a scoreless inning vs. Anaheim
  • STS 85 (Discovery 23) lands

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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 19, 1997

Sport Games on August 19, 1997


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Football (Netherlands)
  • Ajax - Vitesse : 5 - 0
  • Twente - For Sittard : 4 - 1
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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 19

If August 19, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 1 month, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 18 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?

Evolution: The Game of Intelligent Life

Evolution: The Game of Intelligent Life

Platform: Windows

Genre: Educational Life simulation Real-time strategy

Publisher: NA Interplay Entertainment

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Action-adventure w/ shooting elements

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

Egg Venture

Egg Venture

Platform: Arcade

Genre: First-Person Shooter

Publisher: The Game Room

Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VII

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, iOS, PlayStation 4

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: PlayStation; JP Square WW Sony Computer Entertainment; JP Square; WW Sony Computer Entertainment; Microsoft Windows; Eidos Interactive

Ceremony of Innocence

Ceremony of Innocence

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Real World Multimedia

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 19, 1997?

On August 19, 1997 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is August 19, 1997?

On August 19, 1997 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 19, 1997?

On August 19, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 19, 1997?

On August 19, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 19, 1997?

On August 19, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 19, 1997?

On August 19, 1997 several famous people were born including, Tayler Holder, Joseph Castanon.

What was the number one song in August 19, 1997?

The number one song in the week of August 19, 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 19, 1997?

The top hits on August 19, 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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