Wednesday May 21, 1997

US date format: 5/21/1997, UK date format: 21/5/1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on May 21, 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 Kevin Quinn and Viktoria Petryk. In that special week of May people in US were listening to MMMbop by Hanson. In UK Lovefool by The Cardigans was in the top 5 hits. Career Girls, directed by Mike Leigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Gospel According To The Son by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Riding the Tiger. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 7th Legion or Atomic Bomberman.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
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Events

  • Emmy 24th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 17th time

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Movies

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L.A. Confidential

L.A. Confidential

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger

Country: United States of America

Annamayya

Annamayya

Directed by: K. Raghavendra Rao

Starring: Nagarjuna Akkineni, Suman, Bhanupriya, Mohan Babu

Happy Together

Happy Together

Directed by: Kar-Wai Wong

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Chen Chang, Gregory Dayton

The Fifth Element

The Fifth Element

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm

Country: United States of America

The Castle

The Castle

Directed by: Rob Sitch

Starring: Michael Caton, Anne Tenney, Stephen Curry, Anthony Simcoe

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Music charts

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Sport Games on May 21, 1997

Sport Games on May 21, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Houston Rockets - Utah Jazz : 92 - 104
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - Mainz : 2 - 1
  • F Koln - Uerdingen : 1 - 2
  • Stuttgarter K - Wolfsburg : 0 - 0
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La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Leganes - Merida : 1 - 1
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TV Series

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Born to Run

Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

Knights of Ramune

Knights of Ramune

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

The Vanishing Man

The Vanishing Man

Shapes of the Invisible

Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

Riding the Tiger

Riding the Tiger

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

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Books

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The Gospel According To The Son by Norman Mailer

The Gospel According To The Son

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Norman Mailer fused fact and fiction to create indelible portraits of such figures as Marilyn Monroe, Gary Gilmore, and Lee Harvey Oswald.

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,

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door

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The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou

The Heart of a Woman

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In The Heart of a Woman, Maya Angelou leaves California with her son, Guy, to move to New York. There she enters the society and world of black artists and writers, reads her work at the Harlem Writers Guild, and …

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air

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National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

7th Legion

7th Legion

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: MicroProse

Arkanoid: Doh It Again

Arkanoid: Doh It Again

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Breakout

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

Critical Depth

Critical Depth

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Car combat

Publisher: GT Interactive

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 21, 1997?

On May 21, 1997 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 21, 1997?

On May 21, 1997 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 21, 1997?

On May 21, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 21, 1997?

On May 21, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 21, 1997?

On May 21, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 21, 1997?

On May 21, 1997 several famous people were born including, Kevin Quinn, Viktoria Petryk.

What was the number one song in May 21, 1997?

The number one song in the week of May 21, 1997 was MMMbop by Hanson in US and Lovefool by The Cardigans in UK.

What were the top hits on May 21, 1997?

The top hits on May 21, 1997 were MMMbop by Hanson, Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G., Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison in US and Lovefool by The Cardigans, You're Not Alone by Olive, I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly in UK.


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