#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Sunday 24 August 1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chelsea O'Donnell and Payton Ackerman. In that special week of August 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. Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The God Of Small Things by Arundhati Roy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching South Park. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Front Mission 2 or EA Sports NASCAR.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1997 or at August 24 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 24 August 1997 and get them!

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

South Park

Written by: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden

Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, April Stewart

Country: United States

More info

Rummel & Rabalder

Starring: Ivan Mathias Petersson

Country: Sweden

Oz

Written by: Tom Fontana

Starring: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

Country: United States

More info

Beach Boys

Starring: Takashi Sorimachi, Yutaka Takenouchi, Ryôko Hirosue, Izumi Inamori

Country: Japan

Loriot

Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Evelyn Hamann, Heinz Meier, Heiner Schmidt

Country: Germany

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Event Horizon

Directed by: Paul Anderson

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan

Country: United States

More info

Cop Land

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

More info

Good Burger

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Starring: Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, Sinbad

Country: United States

More info

Air Force One

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

Country: United States

More info

Operation Condor

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Eva Cobo

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 24 August 1997!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 24 August
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 97th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Joel Kribel
  • Colleen Wakjer wins Star Bank LPGA Classic
  • Greg Norman wins World Series of Golf shooting 273
  • Mark Calcavecchia wins Greater Vancouver Golf Open shooting 265

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Search For Your Ancestors

Sport Games on 24 August 1997

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Molenbeek - Aalst : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 24 August 1997
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hamburg - Bayern Munich : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 24 August 1997
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Unterhaching : 1 - 1
  • Freiburg - Leipzig : 5 - 2
  • Nurnberg - CZ Jena : 1 - 3
  • Wattenscheid - Meppen : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 24 August 1997
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • West Brom - Wolves : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 24 August 1997

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 24 August 1997 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1997?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.393394
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Steve Jobs -- Aug. 18, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9600

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The God Of Small Things

By: Arundhati Roy

Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s debut novel is a modern classic that has been read and loved worldwide.

More info

Chasing Cezanne

By: Peter Mayle

Hanky-panky on the international art scene is the source of the hilarity and fizz in Peter Mayle's new novel. He flies us back to the south of France (a region some

More info

The Gift Of Fear

By: Gavin de Becker

True fear is a gift. Unwarranted fear is a curse. Learn how to tell the difference.A date won't take "no" for an answer.

More info

Cimarron Rose

By: James Lee Burke

Texas attorney Billy Bob Holland must confront the past in order to save his illegitimate son from a murder conviction in this brilliant, fast-paced thriller from beloved New York Times bestselling

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Circuit

Battle Circuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

Forbes Corporate Warrior

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Byron Preiss Multimedia

More info

Front Mission 2

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Squaresoft

More info

Dark Reign: The Future of War

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 (Redux)

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Activision

More info

EA Sports NASCAR

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo Gamecube, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Microsoft Windows

Genre: NASCAR, Auto racing, Sim racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts, EA Sports

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 24 August 1997 is such a special date for you!