Friday February 21, 1997

US date format: 2/21/1997, UK date format: 21/2/1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 21, 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 Oscar Enestad . 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 Chō Jikū Yōsai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka or Assault Suit Leynos 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
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Events

  • Empire Strikes Back, special edition, premieres
  • STS 82 (Discovery 22) lands.

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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 21, 1997

Sport Games on February 21, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Washington Bullets : 103 - 99
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Phoenix Suns : 88 - 94
  • Denver Nuggets - Orlando Magic : 86 - 99
  • Golden State Warriors - Minnesota Timberwolves : 82 - 101
  • Houston Rockets - Atlanta Hawks : 74 - 76
See all Basketball game results of February 21, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Dortmund : 2 - 0
  • Freiburg - Hamburg : 0 - 4
  • St Pauli - Bielefeld : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of February 21, 1997

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Uerdingen - Leipzig : 5 - 0
  • Unterhaching - Kaiserslautern : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of February 21, 1997

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Le Mans - Troyes : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of February 21, 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 21

If February 21, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 6 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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?

Chō Jikū Yōsai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka

Chō Jikū Yōsai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation, PlayStation 3

Genre: Action Sci-Fi Shooter

Publisher: Bandai

Assault Suit Leynos 2

Assault Suit Leynos 2

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: platform game, action game

Publisher: Masaya

Big Thinkers!

Big Thinkers!

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Steam

Genre: Adventure, Edutainment

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

Chaos Island: The Lost World

Chaos Island: The Lost World

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Dark Earth

Dark Earth

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action/Adventure

Publisher: MicroProse


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