Thursday July 24, 1997

US date format: 7/24/1997, UK date format: 24/7/1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 24, 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 Hannah Renee . 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 Dark Law: Meaning of Death or TOCA Touring Car Championship.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
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Events

  • Spree killer Andrew Cunanan commits suicide in a Miami houseboat.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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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 24, 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

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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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 24

If July 24, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 2 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 24 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?

CrimeWave

CrimeWave

Platform: Saturn

Genre: Driving/Car combat

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Virgin Interactive (Japan)

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

TOCA Touring Car Championship

TOCA Touring Car Championship

Platform: PlayStation Game Boy Color Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters, 3DO (USA), Upstar (Japan), THQ (Game Boy Color)

A Fork in the Tale

A Fork in the Tale

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Any River Entertainment (CD)

Earth 2140

Earth 2140

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: EU TopWare Interactive; NA Interplay Entertainment

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 24, 1997?

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

What zodiac sign is July 24, 1997?

On July 24, 1997 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 24, 1997?

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

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

On July 24, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 24, 1997?

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

Which famous people are born on July 24, 1997?

On July 24, 1997 several famous people were born including, Hannah Renee.

Which famous people died on July 24, 1997?

Famous people died on July 24, 1997 include, Saw Maung, William J Brennan.

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

The number one song in the week of July 24, 1997 was I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans in US and I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans in UK.

What were the top hits on July 24, 1997?

The top hits on July 24, 1997 were I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, Bitch by Meredith Brooks, Quit Playing Games (With My Heart) by The Backstreet Boys in US and I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, Ecuador by Sash! featuring Rodriguez, D'You Know What I Mean? by Oasis in UK.


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