Wednesday July 23, 1997

US date format: 7/23/1997, UK date format: 23/7/1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 23, 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 Santo August . In that special week of July people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Cop Land, directed by James Mangold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tiger Bay. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Everybody's Golf or Betrayal in Antara.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
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Events

  • Dallas TV Station KXAS settle with Dallas Cowboys Michael Irvin and Erik Williams for reporting false sex assault allegations against them
  • Digital Equipment Corporation files antitrust charges against chipmaker Intel.
  • Serial killer Andrew Cunanan commits suicide in a Miami, Florida houseboat.

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Movies

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Cop Land

Cop Land

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro

Country: United States of America

Drive

Drive

Directed by: Steve Wang

Starring: Mark Dacascos, Kadeem Hardison, John Pyper-Ferguson, Brittany Murphy

Conspiracy Theory

Conspiracy Theory

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts, Patrick Stewart, Cylk Cozart

Perfect Blue

Perfect Blue

Directed by: Satoshi Kon

Starring: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji, Masaaki Ôkura

Country: United States of America

Digging to China

Digging to China

Directed by: Timothy Hutton

Starring: Evan Rachel Wood, Kevin Bacon, Mary Stuart Masterson, Marian Seldes

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 23, 1997?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - I'll Be Missing You
  2. - I Can Love You/Love Is All We Need
  3. - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  4. - Not Tonight
  5. - Someone
  6. - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
  7. - Smile
  8. - Whatever
  9. - You Bring Me Up
  10. - 5 Miles To Empty

TV Series

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Tiger Bay

Tiger Bay

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Happy Camp

Happy Camp

Directed by: Josh Anthony

Riding the Tiger

Riding the Tiger

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

Born to Run

Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

Knights of Ramune

Knights of Ramune

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

Days to next July 23

If July 23, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 2 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

Power Of A Woman by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Power Of A Woman

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No Matter How Much a Woman Has,There's Always too Much to Lose Stephanie Jardine is at the apex of her career and life running the American branch of Jardine's, the prestigious

The President'S Daughter by Jack Higgins

The President'S Daughter

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The president of the United States enlists the aid of ex-IRA enforcer-turned-security expert Sean Dillon and Blake Johnson, head of an elite, secret White House group, to find his kidnapped daughter,

Brain Droppings by George Carlin

Brain Droppings

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With hundreds of sold-out concert dates each year, over 20 albums, two Grammys, two Cable ACE awards, and more HBO specials that anyone else, George Carlin is more popular than ever.

Just As I Am by Billy Graham

Just As I Am

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autobiography of Billy Graham

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Everybody's Golf

Everybody's Golf

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

ClayFighter 63⅓

ClayFighter 63⅓

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

Dual Heroes

Dual Heroes

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Hudson Soft Electro Brain

Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back

Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Betrayal in Antara

Betrayal in Antara

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment


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