Sunday February 23, 1997

US date format: 2/23/1997, UK date format: 23/2/1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 23, 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 Kasey McKellar . 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 Arkanoid Returns or Betrayal in Antara.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
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Events

  • American Express Senior Golf Invitational
  • Scientists in Scotland announced they succeeded in cloning an adult mammal, producing a lamb named Dolly
  • Tucson Chrysler Golf Classic
  • Jeff Sluman wins Tucson Golf Classic.
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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 23, 1997

Sport Games on February 23, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - New Jersey Nets : 93 - 109
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Vancouver Grizzlies : 91 - 84
  • Dallas Mavericks - Phoenix Suns : 88 - 86
  • Denver Nuggets - Miami Heat : 86 - 95
  • Detroit Pistons - Washington Bullets : 85 - 79
See all Basketball game results of February 23, 1997

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Bologna - Udinese : 0 - 0
  • Cagliari - Verona : 3 - 2
  • Fiorentina - Juventus : 1 - 1
  • Inter - Atalanta : 2 - 0
  • Napoli - Sampdoria : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of February 23, 1997

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Lokeren : 8 - 2
  • Gent - Anderlecht : 1 - 2
  • Harelbeke - Mouscron : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of February 23, 1997

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - Gutersloh : 2 - 5
  • Ein Frankfurt - Lubeck : 3 - 0
  • Meppen - Oldenburg : 2 - 1
  • Stuttgarter K - Essen : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of February 23, 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 23

If February 23, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 6 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 1 day.
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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?

The Day the World Broke

The Day the World Broke

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure, puzzle

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Interactive

Arkanoid Returns

Arkanoid Returns

Platform: Arcade Game, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Breakout

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Beach Festival World Championship 1997

Beach Festival World Championship 1997

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Volleyball

Publisher: Comad

X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse

X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse

Platform: PC (MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks Software

Betrayal in Antara

Betrayal in Antara

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment


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