Sunday April 20, 1997

US date format: 4/20/1997, UK date format: 20/4/1997

We've performed the most in-depth research possible on April 20, 1997, here's what our experts found out: it was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on April 20, 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 Tom Bristow . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, directed by Jay Roach, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1997 while Evening Class by Maeve Binchy was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gokujou Parodius or Atomic Bomberman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
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Events

  • Gin Game, opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 144 performances
  • Present Laughter, closes at Walter Kerr Theater, New York City
  • 1st baseball game in Hawaii, Cards beat Padres in doubleheader
  • Myrtle Beach LPGA Classic
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Movies

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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York, Mimi Rogers

Country: United States of America

Blackrock

Blackrock

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Steven Vidler

Starring: Laurence Breuls, Linda Cropper, Simon Lyndon, Chris Haywood

Leather Jacket Love Story

Leather Jacket Love Story

Release year: 1997

Directed by: David DeCoteau

Starring: Sean Tataryn, Christopher Bradley, Geoff Moody, Héctor Mercado

The Night Flier

The Night Flier

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Mark Pavia

Starring: Miguel Ferrer, Julie Entwisle, Dan Monahan, Michael H. Moss

Warriors of Virtue

Warriors of Virtue

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Ronny Yu

Starring: Angus Macfadyen, Mario Yedidia, Marley Shelton, Chao Li Chi

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 20, 1997?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - In My Bed
  2. - For You I Will (From "Space Jam")
  3. - Get It Together
  4. - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
  5. - Big Daddy

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Enamorado Por Primera Vez
  2. - Ya Me Voy Para Siempre
  3. - O Soy O Fui
  4. - Mi Sangre Prisionera
  5. - Quien Pierde Mas
Sport Games on April 20, 1997

Sport Games on April 20, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - New Jersey Nets : 92 - 108
  • Charlotte Hornets - Milwaukee Bucks : 100 - 120
  • Detroit Pistons - Indiana Pacers : 124 - 120
  • Houston Rockets - San Antonio Spurs : 103 - 99
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Portland Trail Blazers : 96 - 100
See all Basketball game results of April 20, 1997

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Bologna - Juventus : 0 - 1
  • Cagliari - Inter : 1 - 2
  • Fiorentina - Roma : 2 - 1
  • Lazio - Reggiana : 6 - 1
  • Milan - Piacenza : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of April 20, 1997

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Mechelen : 3 - 1
  • Antwerp - Standard : 3 - 0
  • Harelbeke - St Truiden : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of April 20, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Stuttgart - Leverkusen : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of April 20, 1997

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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,

A Thin Dark Line by Tami Hoag

A Thin Dark Line

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Terror stalks the streets of Bayou Breaux, Louisiana. A suspected murderer is free on a technicality, and the cop accused of planting evidence against him is ordered off the case.

Chromosome 6 by Robin Cook

Chromosome 6

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Behind the headlines on cloning--Dr. Robin Cook blends fact with fiction in one of his most terrifying bestsellers...Chromosome 6 is a prophetic thriller that challenges the medical ethics of genetic manipulation

Total Control by David Baldacci

Total Control

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Total Heat Sidney Archer has the world. A husband she loves. A job at which she excels and a cherished young daughter.

Conversations With God by Neale Donald Walsch

Conversations With God

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gokujou Parodius

Gokujou Parodius

Platform: Arcade (medal game)

Genre: Solitary

Publisher: Konami

Atomic Bomberman

Atomic Bomberman

Platform: Windows

Genre: Arcade game, Maze

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

Extreme-G

Extreme-G

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: futuristic racing

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

Armored Core: Project Phantasma

Armored Core: Project Phantasma

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Agetec; NA Agetec (then ASCII Entertainment)

Colony Wars

Colony Wars

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: NA / EU Psygnosis; JP Artdink

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 20, 1997?

On April 20, 1997 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is April 20, 1997?

On April 20, 1997 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 20, 1997?

On April 20, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 20, 1997?

On April 20, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 20, 1997?

On April 20, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 20, 1997?

On April 20, 1997 several famous people were born including, Tom Bristow.

What was the number one song in April 20, 1997?

The number one song in the week of April 20, 1997 was Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy in US and I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly in UK.

What were the top hits on April 20, 1997?

The top hits on April 20, 1997 were Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy, You Were Meant For Me by Jewel, Wannabe by The Spice Girls in US and I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly, Bellissima by DJ Quicksilver, Don't Speak by No Doubt in UK.