Tuesday 19 August 1997
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
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.
Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Martha Stewart -- Just Desserts by Jerry Oppenheimer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching South Park.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back or Beach Festival World Championship 1997.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 August 1997 ?
- 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
- National Aviation Day, USA
Famous Birthdays:19 August
- New York Yank 3rd baseman Wade Boggs pitches a scoreless inning vs. Anaheim
- STS 85 (Discovery 23) lands
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Mo Money, Mo Problems
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life
- The Spice Girls - 2 Become 1
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Dru Hill - Never Make A Promise
- Lil' Kim - Not Tonight
- Meredith Brooks - Bitch
- Robyn - Do You Know (What It Takes)
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Sport Games on 19 August 1997
- Ajax - Vitesse : 5 - 0
- Twente - For Sittard : 4 - 1
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