Tuesday August 26, 1997

US date format: 8/26/1997, UK date format: 26/8/1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 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 Dylan Boyack and River Shields. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Mo Money, Mo Problems by The Notorious B.I.G.. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Boogie Nights, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Chasing Cezanne by Peter Mayle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Noah's Ark. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gokujou Parodius or Damage Incorporated.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday

Events

  • Beni-Ali massacre in Algeria; 60-100 people killed.
  • 60–100 are killed in the Beni Ali massacre in Algeria.

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Movies

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Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzmán

Country: United States of America

Gattaca

Gattaca

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Gore Vidal

Country: United States of America

Cube

Cube

Directed by: Vincenzo Natali

Starring: Nicole de Boer, Maurice Dean Wint, David Hewlett, Andrew Miller

Country: United States of America

Eve's Bayou

Eve's Bayou

Directed by: Kasi Lemmons

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Meagan Good, Lynn Whitfield

Kiss the Girls

Kiss the Girls

Directed by: Gary Fleder

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Cary Elwes, Alex McArthur

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Music charts

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Sport Games on August 26, 1997

Sport Games on August 26, 1997


Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Leeds - Liverpool : 0 - 2
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TV Series

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Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

Tiger Bay

Tiger Bay

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Happy Camp

Happy Camp

Directed by: Josh Anthony

The New Batman Adventures

The New Batman Adventures

Written by:

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States of America

Between Brothers

Between Brothers

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Starring: Kadeem Hardison, Dondre Whitfield, Kelly Perine, Rachael Crawford

Country: United States of America

Days to next August 26

If August 26, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 1 month, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Chasing Cezanne by Peter Mayle

Chasing Cezanne

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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

Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell

Unnatural Exposure

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A psychopath with an intimate knowledge of death has an even more intimate knowledge of Kay Scarpetta-and many different plans to kill her.

The Bible Code by Michael Drosnin

The Bible Code

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0n September 1, 1994, I flew to Israel and met in Jerusalem with a close friend of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, the poet Chaim Guri. I gave him a letter which he immediately gave to the Prime Minister.

The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts

The Man Who Listens To Horses

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Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door

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The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gokujou Parodius

Gokujou Parodius

Platform: Arcade (medal game)

Genre: Solitary

Publisher: Konami

Damage Incorporated

Damage Incorporated

Platform: Windows 95 System 7

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks (PC) MacSoft (Mac)

The Forgotten Realms Archives

The Forgotten Realms Archives

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

Excalibur 2555 AD

Excalibur 2555 AD

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sir-Tech

Forbes Corporate Warrior

Forbes Corporate Warrior

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Byron Preiss Multimedia

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 26, 1997?

On August 26, 1997 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is August 26, 1997?

On August 26, 1997 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 26, 1997?

On August 26, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 26, 1997?

On August 26, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 26, 1997?

On August 26, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 26, 1997?

On August 26, 1997 several famous people were born including, Dylan Boyack, River Shields.

What was the number one song in August 26, 1997?

The number one song in the week of August 26, 1997 was Mo Money, Mo Problems by The Notorious B.I.G. in US and I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans in UK.

What were the top hits on August 26, 1997?

The top hits on August 26, 1997 were Mo Money, Mo Problems by The Notorious B.I.G., I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, Quit Playing Games (With My Heart) by The Backstreet Boys in US and I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, Men In Black by Will Smith, Freed From Desire by Gala in UK.


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