Sunday October 19, 1997

US date format: 10/19/1997, UK date format: 19/10/1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Timothé Nadim and Peete Twins. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Titanic, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sleepwalkers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chopper Attack or The Curse of Monkey Island.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Annie, closes at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
  • 700th World Series home run (Sandy Alomar, Cleveland Indians)
  • David Duval wins Walt Disney World / Oldsmobile Golf Classic
  • Hyatt Regency Maui Kaanapali Senior Golf Classic

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Movies

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Titanic

Titanic

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates

Country: United States of America

Dil To Pagal Hai

Dil To Pagal Hai

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Karisma Kapoor, Akshay Kumar

Switchback

Switchback

Directed by: Jeb Stuart

Starring: Danny Glover, Dennis Quaid, Claudia Stedelin, Ian Nelson

The Woodlanders

The Woodlanders

Directed by: Phil Agland

Starring: Emily Woof, Rufus Sewell, Cal MacAninch, Tony Haygarth

Red Corner

Red Corner

Directed by: Jon Avnet

Starring: Richard Gere, Bai Ling, Bradley Whitford, Byron Mann

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Music charts

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Sport Games on October 19, 1997

Sport Games on October 19, 1997


NFL

American Football
  • Arizona Cardinals - Philadelphia Eagles : 10 - 13
  • Carolina Panthers - New Orleans Saints : 13 - 0
  • Denver Broncos - Oakland Raiders : 25 - 28
  • Jacksonville Jaguars - Dallas Cowboys : 22 - 26
  • Miami Dolphins - Baltimore Ravens : 24 - 13
See all American Football game results of October 19, 1997

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Bari - Juventus : 0 - 5
  • Brescia - Vicenza : 4 - 0
  • Fiorentina - Roma : 0 - 0
  • Milan - Lecce : 1 - 2
  • Parma - Bologna : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of October 19, 1997

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Gent - Antwerp : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of October 19, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - M'gladbach : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of October 19, 1997

TV Series

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Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers

Directed by: Mick Garris

Vampire Princess Miyu

Vampire Princess Miyu

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

Men in ToolBelts

Men in ToolBelts

Back to the Floor

Back to the Floor

Days to next October 19

If October 19, 1997 is your birthday you're 22 years, 11 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

The Notebook

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Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

A Lesson Before Dying

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From the author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Book by Whoopi Goldberg

Book

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Whoopi pulls no punches in this hilarious and thought-provoking volume of wit, wisdom and outrageous personal observations. Here's the world according to Whoopi, as the beloved performer treats her multitude of fans to her views on everything from fame to …

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.

Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell

Unnatural Exposure

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A psychopath with an intimate knowledge of death has an even more intimate knowledge of Kay Scarpetta-and many different plans to kill her.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance

Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance

Platform: DOS and Windows 95

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Chopper Attack

Chopper Attack

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

Ace Combat 2

Ace Combat 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Namco

The Curse of Monkey Island

The Curse of Monkey Island

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: LucasArts

Earth 2140

Earth 2140

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: EU TopWare Interactive; NA Interplay Entertainment


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