Thursday February 20, 1997

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

We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on February 20, 1997, here's what our experts found out: it was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see zodiac 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 movie released in 1997 while Personal History by Katharine Graham was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beast Wars: Transformers or F1 Pole Position 64 Human Grand Prix: The New Generation.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 20, 1997?


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

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Private Parts

Private Parts

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Betty Thomas

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

Traveller

Traveller

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Jack N. Green

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

Yellow

Yellow

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Chris Chan Lee

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

Jungle 2 Jungle

Jungle 2 Jungle

Release year: 1997

Directed by: John Pasquin

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

Men Seeking Women

Men Seeking Women

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Jim Milio

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

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Music charts

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

  1. - In My Bed
  2. - On & On
  3. - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
  4. - I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam")
  5. - Get It Together

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Enamorado Por Primera Vez
  2. - Asi Como Te Conoci
  3. - No Pude Enamorarme Mas
  4. - Piensa En Mi
  5. - Juguete
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

How old am I?

If February 20, 1997 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1997?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Personal History by Katharine Graham

Personal History

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Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for BiographyAn extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women, Personal History is, as its title suggests, a

Small Town Girl by LaVyrle Spencer

Small Town Girl

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In one of her most unforgettable novels, New York Times bestselling author LaVyrle Spencer chronicles the passionate awakening of a country music star who embraced fame but fled from love. Eighteen

Drums Of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon

Drums Of Autumn

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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Diana Gabaldon's The Fiery Cross. The magnificent saga continues.... It began in Scotland, at an ancient stone circle. There, a doorway, open to a select few, leads into the past—or the grave.

Airframe by Michael Crichton

Airframe

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From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop.”—People

Sole Survivor by Dean Koontz

Sole Survivor

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The plane crashed without warning. Three hundred and thirty people died. No explanation. No survivors.

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

F1 Pole Position 64 Human Grand Prix: The New Generation

F1 Pole Position 64 Human Grand Prix: The New Generation

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Ubisoft

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On February 20, 1997 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is February 20, 1997?

On February 20, 1997 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 20, 1997?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on February 20, 1997?

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

Which famous people are born on February 20, 1997?

On February 20, 1997 several famous people were born including, David Hall, ExplodingTNT , Roosa Timonen.

Which famous people died on February 20, 1997?

Famous people died on February 20, 1997 include, Zachary Breaux.

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

The number one song in the week of February 20, 1997 was Wannabe by The Spice Girls in US and Where Do You Go by No Mercy in UK.

What were the top hits on February 20, 1997?

The top hits on February 20, 1997 were Wannabe by The Spice Girls, Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton, Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy in US and Where Do You Go by No Mercy, Don't Speak by No Doubt, Don't Let Go (Love) by En Vogue in UK.