Wednesday February 19, 1997

US date format: 2/19/1997, UK date format: 19/2/1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 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 Joe Maw . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls. In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits. Private Parts, directed by Betty Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Personal History by Katharine Graham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bullyparade. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beasts and Bumpkins or Ecstatica II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
  • Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
  • Chaoflux (Discordianism)

Events

  • US Federal Communications Commission makes available 311 for non-emergency calls and 711 for hearing or speech-impaired emergency calls.

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Movies

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Private Parts

Private Parts

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Howard Stern, Mary McCormack, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris

Traveller

Traveller

Directed by: Jack N. Green

Starring: Bill Paxton, Mark Wahlberg, Julianna Margulies, James Gammon

Yellow

Yellow

Directed by: Chris Chan Lee

Starring: Michael Chung, Burt Bulos, John Cho, Jason Tobin

Jungle 2 Jungle

Jungle 2 Jungle

Directed by: John Pasquin

Starring: Tim Allen, Martin Short, JoBeth Williams, Lolita Davidovich

Men Seeking Women

Men Seeking Women

Directed by: Jim Milio

Starring: Grant Shaud, Maureen Teefy, Anthony Palermo, Holly Long

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 19, 1997?
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Sport Games on February 19, 1997

Sport Games on February 19, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Golden State Warriors : 101 - 112
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Los Angeles Lakers : 103 - 84
  • Indiana Pacers - Atlanta Hawks : 87 - 100
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Vancouver Grizzlies : 84 - 73
  • Phoenix Suns - Charlotte Hornets : 115 - 123
See all Basketball game results of February 19, 1997

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Logrones : 2 - 0
  • Betis - Celta : 1 - 1
  • Espanol - Ath Bilbao : 0 - 2
  • Hercules - La Coruna : 1 - 3
  • Oviedo - Extremadura : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of February 19, 1997

La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Merida - Lleida : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of February 19, 1997

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Arsenal - Man United : 1 - 2
  • Aston Villa - Coventry : 2 - 1
  • Derby - Sheffield Weds : 2 - 2
  • Liverpool - Leeds : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of February 19, 1997

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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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

The Forgotten Toys

The Forgotten Toys

Directed by: Graham Ralph

Spy Game

Spy Game

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Starring: Linden Ashby, Allison Smith, Bruce McCarty

Country: United States of America

Days to next February 19

If February 19, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 7 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Personal History by Katharine Graham

Personal History

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Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for BiographyAn extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women, Personal History is, as its title suggests, a

Small Town Girl by LaVyrle Spencer

Small Town Girl

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In one of her most unforgettable novels, New York Times bestselling author LaVyrle Spencer chronicles the passionate awakening of a country music star who embraced fame but fled from love. Eighteen

Drums Of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon

Drums Of Autumn

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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Diana Gabaldon's The Fiery Cross. The magnificent saga continues.... It began in Scotland, at an ancient stone circle. There, a doorway, open to a select few, leads into the past—or the grave.

Airframe by Michael Crichton

Airframe

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From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop.”—People

Sole Survivor by Dean Koontz

Sole Survivor

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The plane crashed without warning. Three hundred and thirty people died. No explanation. No survivors.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Heavy Gear

Heavy Gear

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Activision

Beasts and Bumpkins

Beasts and Bumpkins

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy Simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Flight Unlimited II

Flight Unlimited II

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Ace Combat 2

Ace Combat 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Namco

Ecstatica II

Ecstatica II

Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Psygnosis

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On February 19, 1997 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is February 19, 1997?

On February 19, 1997 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 19, 1997?

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

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

On February 19, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 19, 1997?

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

Which famous people are born on February 19, 1997?

On February 19, 1997 several famous people were born including, Joe Maw.

Which famous people died on February 19, 1997?

Famous people died on February 19, 1997 include, Deng Xiaoping, Stanley Pearson, Leo Rosten.

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

The number one song in the week of February 19, 1997 was Wannabe by The Spice Girls in US and Where Do You Go by No Mercy in UK.

What were the top hits on February 19, 1997?

The top hits on February 19, 1997 were Wannabe by The Spice Girls, Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton, Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy in US and Where Do You Go by No Mercy, Don't Speak by No Doubt, Don't Let Go (Love) by En Vogue in UK.


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