Thursday April 24, 1997

US date format: 4/24/1997, UK date format: 24/4/1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 24, 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 Autumn Wendel and Lydia Ko. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. The Fifth Element, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Planet Of Twilight by Barbara Hambly was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vanishing Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing G-Nome or Ghost in the Shell.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
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Events

  • Steel Peer, opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 76 performances

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Movies

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The Fifth Element

The Fifth Element

Directed by: Luc Besson

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

Country: United States of America

Welcome to Sarajevo

Welcome to Sarajevo

Directed by: Michael Winterbottom

Starring: Stephen Dillane, Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Emira Nusevic

Lost Paradise

Lost Paradise

Directed by: Yoshimitsu Morita

Starring: Kôji Yakusho, Hitomi Kuroki, Akira Terao, Toshio Shiba

Nowhere

Nowhere

Directed by: Gregg Araki

Starring: James Duval, Rachel True, Nathan Bexton, Chiara Mastroianni

Snow White: A Tale of Terror

Snow White: A Tale of Terror

Directed by: Michael Cohn

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Sam Neill, Gil Bellows, Taryn Davis

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Music charts

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Sport Games on April 24, 1997

Sport Games on April 24, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - New York Knicks : 99 - 109
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Utah Jazz : 86 - 106
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Houston Rockets : 95 - 112
  • Orlando Magic - Miami Heat : 64 - 99
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • St Pauli - Hansa Rostock : 0 - 1
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Mannheim - Wolfsburg : 1 - 3
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Watford - Chesterfield : 0 - 2
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TV Series

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The Vanishing Man

The Vanishing Man

Shapes of the Invisible

Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

Bullyparade

Bullyparade

Directed by: Michael Herbig

Die Camper

Die Camper

Jonathan Creek

Jonathan Creek

Days to next April 24

If April 24, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 5 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Planet Of Twilight by Barbara Hambly

Planet Of Twilight

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New York Times bestselling author Barbara Hambly returns to the Star Wars(r) universe to tell a breathtaking tale of a mysterious world where the battle between the New Republic and the

The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy

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THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

Small Vices by Robert B. Parker

Small Vices

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Ellis Alves is no angel. But his lawyer says he was framed for the murder of college student Melissa Henderson...and asks Spenser for help.From

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,

Conversations With God by Neale Donald Walsch

Conversations With God

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Conversations with God Book 1 began a series that has been changing millions of lives for more than ten years. Finally, the bestselling series is now a movie, starring Henry Czerny

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Agent Armstrong

Agent Armstrong

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

The Crow: City of Angels

The Crow: City of Angels

Platform: PlayStation, Saturn, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

G-Nome

G-Nome

Platform: PC

Genre: Mech simulation, FPS

Flying Dragon

Flying Dragon

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting, role-playing video game

Publisher: Culture Brain Natsume

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 April 24, 1997?

On April 24, 1997 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is April 24, 1997?

On April 24, 1997 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 24, 1997?

On April 24, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 24, 1997?

On April 24, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 24, 1997?

On April 24, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 24, 1997?

On April 24, 1997 several famous people were born including, Autumn Wendel, Lydia Ko, Veronika Kudermetova.

Which famous people died on April 24, 1997?

Famous people died on April 24, 1997 include, Eugene Stoner, Pat Paulsen.

What was the number one song in April 24, 1997?

The number one song in the week of April 24, 1997 was Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy in US and I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly in UK.

What were the top hits on April 24, 1997?

The top hits on April 24, 1997 were Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy, Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G., You Were Meant For Me by Jewel in US and I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly, Bellissima by DJ Quicksilver, Don't Speak by No Doubt in UK.


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