Thursday February 20, 1997

US date format: 2/20/1997, UK date format: 20/2/1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 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 David Hall and ExplodingTNT . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls. In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits. Private Parts, directed by Betty Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Personal History by Katharine Graham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bullyparade. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gunple: Gunman’s Proof or Alundra.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Events

  • Stanley opens at Circle in the Square Theater, New York City
  • San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds signs record $22.9 million two-year contract.

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Movies

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Private Parts

Private Parts

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Howard Stern, Mary McCormack, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris

Traveller

Traveller

Directed by: Jack N. Green

Starring: Bill Paxton, Mark Wahlberg, Julianna Margulies, James Gammon

Yellow

Yellow

Directed by: Chris Chan Lee

Starring: Michael Chung, Burt Bulos, John Cho, Jason Tobin

Jungle 2 Jungle

Jungle 2 Jungle

Directed by: John Pasquin

Starring: Tim Allen, Martin Short, JoBeth Williams, Lolita Davidovich

Men Seeking Women

Men Seeking Women

Directed by: Jim Milio

Starring: Grant Shaud, Maureen Teefy, Anthony Palermo, Holly Long

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Music charts

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Sport Games on February 20, 1997

Sport Games on February 20, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Utah Jazz : 105 - 122
  • Denver Nuggets - Indiana Pacers : 68 - 92
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Philadelphia 76ers : 84 - 101
  • Miami Heat - New Jersey Nets : 92 - 87
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Dallas Mavericks : 101 - 99
See all Basketball game results of February 20, 1997

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Sociedad - Barcelona : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of February 20, 1997

TV Series

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Bullyparade

Bullyparade

Directed by: Michael Herbig

Die Camper

Die Camper

Brass Eye

Brass Eye

Starring: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Forgotten Toys

The Forgotten Toys

Directed by: Graham Ralph

Spy Game

Spy Game

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Starring: Linden Ashby, Allison Smith, Bruce McCarty

Country: United States of America

Days to next February 20

If February 20, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 7 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Runaway Jury by John Grisham

The Runaway Jury

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

The Cat Who Tailed A Thief by Lilian Jackson Braun

The Cat Who Tailed A Thief

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The delightful New York Times bestselling mystery series continues with "another winner!" (Austin American-Statesman)In this latest installment, prizewinning reporter Jim Qwilleran—along with his lovable Siamese cats Koko and Yum Yum—solve a

Silent Witness by Richard North Patterson

Silent Witness

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After the murder of his high school sweetheart left him shattered, Tony Lord vowed never to return to his Ohio hometown of Lake City.

Journey Into Darkness by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

Journey Into Darkness

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The FBI Special Agent and author of Mindhunter chronicles his work in behavioral profiling, explaining how he was able to get into the minds of killers and outlining such

The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton

The Book of Ruth

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Winner of the 1989 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for best first novel, this exquisite book confronts real-life issues of alienation and violence from which the author creates a stunning testament to the human capacity for mercy, compassion and love.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beast Wars: Transformers

Beast Wars: Transformers

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS and Sony PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive Takara

Gloom 3

Gloom 3

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Guildhall

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Action-adventure w/ shooting elements

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

Alundra

Alundra

Platform: PlayStation PlayStation Network

Genre: Action-adventure / Action RPG

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA Working Designs; EU Psygnosis

Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA THQ; EU Sony Computer Entertainment


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