Wednesday November 19, 1997

US date format: 11/19/1997, UK date format: 19/11/1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Brandon James McCaughey and Alexis May McCaughey. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Good Will Hunting, directed by Gus Van Sant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Citizen Soldiers by Stephen E. Ambrose was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bed & Breakfast. If you liked videogames you were probably playing G-Nome or F-22: Air Dominance Fighter.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Eugene Onegin, opens at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
  • Old Neighborhood, opens at Booth Theater, New York City
  • STS 87 (Columbia 24) launches into orbit
  • Bell Laboratories in New Jersey announces that it has developed a 60-nanometre MOS transistor that is five times faster and one quarter the size of current transistors. It also uses 60 to 160 times less power.
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Movies

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Good Will Hunting

Good Will Hunting

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Starring: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård

Country: United States of America

As Good as It Gets

As Good as It Gets

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding Jr.

Country: United States of America

Amistad

Amistad

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman

See the Sea

See the Sea

Directed by: François Ozon

Starring: Sasha Hails, Marina de Van, Samantha, Paul Raoux

The Borrowers

The Borrowers

Directed by: Peter Hewitt

Starring: John Goodman, Jim Broadbent, Mark Williams, Celia Imrie

Sport Games on November 19, 1997

Sport Games on November 19, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - New Jersey Nets : 100 - 108
  • Golden State Warriors - San Antonio Spurs : 87 - 108
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Miami Heat : 113 - 122
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Los Angeles Lakers : 93 - 118
  • Orlando Magic - Cleveland Cavaliers : 96 - 93
See all Basketball game results of November 19, 1997

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Gent : 2 - 0
  • Antwerp - Genk : 2 - 1
  • Beveren - Standard : 2 - 3
  • Club Brugge - Lokeren : 5 - 0
  • Harelbeke - Mouscron : 5 - 1
See all Football game results of November 19, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Hertha : 1 - 3
  • M'gladbach - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 3
  • Munich 1860 - FC Koln : 1 - 0
  • Stuttgart - Hansa Rostock : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of November 19, 1997

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Celtic - Rangers : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of November 19, 1997

TV Series

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Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers

Directed by: Mick Garris

Vampire Princess Miyu

Vampire Princess Miyu

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

Pataclaun

Pataclaun

Starring: Carlos Alcántara, Wendy Ramos

Country: Peru

Days to next November 19

If November 19, 1997 is your birthday you're 22 years, 10 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Come The Spring by Julie Garwood

Come The Spring

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Julie Garwood triumphed with her phenomenal For the Roses and her #1 New York Times bestselling trio of novels, One Pink Rose, One White Rose, and One Red Rose.

The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts

The Man Who Listens To Horses

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Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

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 …

Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Wait Till Next Year

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By the award-winning author of Team of Rivals and The Bully Pulpit, Wait Till Next Year is Doris Kearns Goodwin’s touching memoir of growing up in love with her family and

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a Geisha

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A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Carmen Sandiego's Great Chase Through Time

Carmen Sandiego's Great Chase Through Time

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Educational, adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund Software (1997–1999) The Learning Company (1999–present)

G-Nome

G-Nome

Platform: PC

Genre: Mech simulation, FPS

Dark Angel

Dark Angel

Platform: PC

Genre: 2D Platform game (run-and-gun), action-adventure

Publisher: Vicarious Visions

F-22: Air Dominance Fighter

F-22: Air Dominance Fighter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Infogrames

Betrayal in Antara

Betrayal in Antara

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

What zodiac sign is November 19, 1997?

On November 19, 1997 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 19, 1997?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on November 19, 1997?

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

Which famous people are born on November 19, 1997?

On November 19, 1997 several famous people were born including, Brandon James McCaughey, Joel Steven McCaughey, Alexis May McCaughey.

Which famous people died on November 19, 1997?

Famous people died on November 19, 1997 include, Christina Corrigan, Durlyn Eddmonds, Frank Joseph Kofsky.

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

The number one song in the week of November 19, 1997 was Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John in US and Barbie Girl by Aqua in UK.

What were the top hits on November 19, 1997?

The top hits on November 19, 1997 were Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John, Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John, You Make Me Wanna.. by Usher, How Do I Live by LeAnn Rimes in US and Barbie Girl by Aqua, Torn by Natalie Imbruglia in UK.


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