Friday September 19, 1997

US date format: 9/19/1997, UK date format: 19/9/1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Kobe Paras . In that special week of September people in US were listening to Honey by Mariah Carey. In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits. Six Ways to Sunday, directed by Adam Bernstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Plum Island by Nelson DeMille was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Noah's Ark. If you liked videogames you were probably playing V-Rally or Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
  • Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
  • International Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
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Events

  • Guelb El-Kebir massacre in Algeria; 53 killed.
  • 53 are killed in the Guelb El-Kebir massacre in Algeria.

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Movies

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Six Ways to Sunday

Six Ways to Sunday

Directed by: Adam Bernstein

Starring: Norman Reedus, Debbie Harry, Adrien Brody, Paul D'Amato

Dancing on the Moon

Dancing on the Moon

Directed by: Kit Hood

Starring: Natalie Vansier, Michael Yarmush, Elisha Cuthbert, Martine Badgley

The Lovemaster

The Lovemaster

Directed by: Michael Goldberg

Starring: George Wendt, Craig Shoemaker, Kyle Thomas, Melissa Pomerantz

Lolita

Lolita

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Dominique Swain, Melanie Griffith, Frank Langella

Country: United States of America

Timecop

Timecop

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mia Sara, Ron Silver, Bruce McGill

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of September 19, 1997?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Men In Black
  2. - Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind
  3. - Tubthumping
  4. - The Drugs Don't Work
  5. - I'll Be Missing You

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - You Make Me Wanna...
  2. - Honeyyoutube
  3. - Never Make A Promise
  4. - Mo Money Mo Problems
  5. - Up Jumps Da Boogie
  6. - My Love Is The Shhh!
  7. - What About Us
  8. - You Should Be Mine (Don't Waste Your Time)
  9. - Not Tonight
  10. - Do You Like This
Sport Games on September 19, 1997

Sport Games on September 19, 1997


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Mouscron : 1 - 2
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Karlsruhe - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 4
  • Munich 1860 - Duisburg : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of September 19, 1997

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Leipzig : 3 - 2
  • St Pauli - Wattenscheid : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of September 19, 1997

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brentford - Wycombe : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of September 19, 1997

TV Series

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Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

Tiger Bay

Tiger Bay

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Happy Camp

Happy Camp

Directed by: Josh Anthony

Kenny Starfighter

Kenny Starfighter

Noah's Island

Noah's Island

Days to next September 19

If September 19, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

The Laws of Our Fathers by Scott Turow

The Laws of Our Fathers

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In Kindle County, a woman is killed in an apparent random drive-by shooting. The woman turns out to be the ex-wife of a prominent state senator and an old acquaintance of Judge Sonia Klonsky, on whose desk the case lands.

The Partner by John Grisham

The Partner

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

Up Island by Anne Rivers Siddons

Up Island

By:

From childhood, Molly Bell Redwine was taught by her charismatic, domineering mother that "family is everything." But no one warned Molly that family can change unexpectedly.

Even The Stars Look Lonesome by Maya Angelou

Even The Stars Look Lonesome

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I have written of the black American experience, which I know intimately. I am always talking about the human condition in general and about society in particular.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Atomic Bomberman

Atomic Bomberman

Platform: Windows

Genre: Arcade game, Maze

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Action-adventure w/ shooting elements

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

V-Rally

V-Rally

Platform: PlayStation, Windows, Game Boy, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames Electronic Arts Spike Ocean Software Atari

Bushido Blade

Bushido Blade

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Square; NA SCEA; PAL SCEE

Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far

Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Microsoft


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