Sunday January 19, 1997

US date format: 1/19/1997, UK date format: 19/1/1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Harrison Webb . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. Once Upon a Time in China and America, directed by Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Conversations With God by Neale Donald Walsch was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brass Eye. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Moto Racer or Burger Burger.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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  • Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
  • Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
  • St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
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  • 54th Golden Globes: English Patient, Brenda Blethyn and Geoffrey Rush
  • Michelle McGann wins LPGA Healthsouth Inaugural.
  • In Beverly Hills, California, the 54th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony is held. Best Film, Musical or Comedy: Evita

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Once Upon a Time in China and America

Once Upon a Time in China and America

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Jet Li, Rosamund Kwan, Xin Xin Xiong, Kwok-Pong Chan

Star Maps

Star Maps

Directed by: Miguel Arteta

Starring: Douglas Spain, Efrain Figueroa, Kandeyce Jorden, Martha Velez

Red Meat

Red Meat

Directed by: Allison Burnett

Starring: Lara Flynn Boyle, James Frain, Dee Freeman, Jennifer Grey

Chasing Amy

Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee, Scott Mosier

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Steve James

Starring: Jared Leto, R. Lee Ermey, Ed O'Neill, Breckin Meyer

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 19, 1997?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam")
  2. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  3. - Don't Let Go (Love)
  4. - Nobody
  5. - I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife")
  6. - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  7. - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
  8. - Cold Rock A Party
  9. - Pony
  10. - No Diggity

Top #1 Latin songs

  1. - Asi Como Te Conoci
Sport Games on January 19, 1997

Sport Games on January 19, 1997


American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Houston Rockets : 86 - 102
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Los Angeles Clippers : 107 - 102
  • Orlando Magic - Miami Heat : 99 - 87
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Indiana Pacers : 107 - 111
  • Toronto Raptors - Vancouver Grizzlies : 92 - 100
See all Basketball game results of January 19, 1997

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Reggiana : 1 - 0
  • Cagliari - Milan : 1 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Sampdoria : 1 - 1
  • Inter - Bologna : 0 - 2
  • Lazio - Juventus : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of January 19, 1997

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Betis - Barcelona : 2 - 4
  • Celta - Extremadura : 0 - 1
  • Hercules - Valladolid : 1 - 0
  • La Coruna - Ath Bilbao : 2 - 2
  • Oviedo - Valencia : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of January 19, 1997

La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Albacete - Leganes : 0 - 1
  • Ath Madrid B - Badajoz : 1 - 1
  • Ecija - Lleida : 3 - 1
  • Merida - Real Madrid B : 1 - 0
  • Orense - Almeria : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of January 19, 1997

TV Series

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

Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Out of Sight

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Emergency Vets

Emergency Vets

Days to next January 19

If January 19, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 8 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 24 days.

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Conversations With God by Neale Donald Walsch

Conversations With God


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

Forever, Erma by Erma Bombeck

Forever, Erma


When Erma Bombeck died on April 22, 1996, she left behind something that few writers could hope to bequeath--a written legacy of more than 4,500 columns and twelve bestselling books and

Living Faith by Jimmy Carter

Living Faith


For almost three decades, President Carter has regularly spent part of each Sunday reading from scripture and sharing his personal faith with neighbors, friends, and visitors at his Baptist church in

Airframe by Michael Crichton



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

The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy


THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beast Wars: Transformers

Beast Wars: Transformers

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS and Sony PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive Takara

Moto Racer

Moto Racer

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Burger Burger

Burger Burger

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Business simulation strategy game

Publisher: Gaps

Battle Bugs

Battle Bugs

Platform: Windows, MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Age of Empires

Age of Empires

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Microsoft

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