Monday May 19, 1997

US date format: 5/19/1997, UK date format: 19/5/1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Jenee Cruise and Ida LaFontaine. In that special week of May people in US were listening to MMMbop by Hanson. In UK Lovefool by The Cardigans was in the top 5 hits. Career Girls, directed by Mike Leigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Gospel According To The Son by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Riding the Tiger. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Diablo: Hellfire or Gunple: Gunman’s Proof.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
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Events

  • Millie, dog of President Bush, dies at age 12.

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Movies

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Career Girls

Career Girls

Directed by: Mike Leigh

Starring: Katrin Cartlidge, Lynda Steadman, Kate Byers, Mark Benton

Con Air

Con Air

Directed by: Simon West

Starring: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich, Colm Meaney

Country: United States of America

The Maker

The Maker

Directed by: Tim Hunter

Starring: Matthew Modine, Mary-Louise Parker, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Fairuza Balk

Bent

Bent

Directed by: Sean Mathias

Starring: Lothaire Bluteau, Clive Owen, Mick Jagger, Brian Webber

American Perfekt

American Perfekt

Directed by: Paul Chart

Starring: Amanda Plummer, Robert Forster, David Thewlis, Fairuza Balk

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Music charts

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Sport Games on May 19, 1997

Sport Games on May 19, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Houston Rockets - Utah Jazz : 86 - 101
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Hertha - Meppen : 3 - 0
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La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Barcelona : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of May 19, 1997

Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • Feyenoord - Sparta : 6 - 1
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TV Series

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Riding the Tiger

Riding the Tiger

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

Born to Run

Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

Knights of Ramune

Knights of Ramune

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

The Vanishing Man

The Vanishing Man

Shapes of the Invisible

Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

Days to next May 19

If May 19, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 4 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Gospel According To The Son by Norman Mailer

The Gospel According To The Son

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Norman Mailer fused fact and fiction to create indelible portraits of such figures as Marilyn Monroe, Gary Gilmore, and Lee Harvey Oswald.

Evening Class by Maeve Binchy

Evening Class

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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,

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door

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The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou

The Heart of a Woman

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In The Heart of a Woman, Maya Angelou leaves California with her son, Guy, to move to New York. There she enters the society and world of black artists and writers, reads her work at the Harlem Writers Guild, and …

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air

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National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Diablo: Hellfire

Diablo: Hellfire

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing game, hack and slash

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Action-adventure w/ shooting elements

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

G-Police

G-Police

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis SCEE

Ceremony of Innocence

Ceremony of Innocence

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Real World Multimedia

Darklight Conflict

Darklight Conflict

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, Saturn, Windows

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts


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