Wednesday February 26, 1997

US date format: 2/26/1997, UK date format: 26/2/1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 26, 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 Alfredo Martinez . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls. In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits. Still Breathing, directed by James F. Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Absolute Power by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bullyparade. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Rift or Moto Racer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
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Events

  • 39th Grammy Awards: Change the World Babyface, Beck and LeAnn Rimes win.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Still Breathing

Still Breathing

Directed by: James F. Robinson

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Joanna Going, Lou Rawls, Steven Lambert

The Devil's Own

The Devil's Own

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Margaret Colin, Rubén Blades

Private Parts

Private Parts

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Howard Stern, Mary McCormack, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris

Traveller

Traveller

Directed by: Jack N. Green

Starring: Bill Paxton, Mark Wahlberg, Julianna Margulies, James Gammon

Yellow

Yellow

Directed by: Chris Chan Lee

Starring: Michael Chung, Burt Bulos, John Cho, Jason Tobin

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 26, 1997?
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Sport Games on February 26, 1997

Sport Games on February 26, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Milwaukee Bucks : 79 - 72
  • Golden State Warriors - Detroit Pistons : 84 - 117
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Vancouver Grizzlies : 83 - 80
  • Miami Heat - Orlando Magic : 86 - 98
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - San Antonio Spurs : 108 - 89
See all Basketball game results of February 26, 1997

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Swindon - Birmingham : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of February 26, 1997

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Southampton - Wimbledon : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of February 26, 1997

TV Series

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

Bullyparade

Directed by: Michael Herbig

Die Camper

Die Camper

Brass Eye

Brass Eye

Starring: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Forgotten Toys

The Forgotten Toys

Directed by: Graham Ralph

The Wire

The Wire

Days to next February 26

If February 26, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 7 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • LIFE: The Human Body
  • Time: Digital photomontage by Arthur Hochstein. Gold bar from COMSTOK Inc. Background photograph by Lieut.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9575
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.367368
  • Wired: Wired - February, 1997

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Absolute Power by David Baldacci

Absolute Power

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In a heavily guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb, a man and a woman start to make love, trapping Luther Whitney, a career break-in artist, behind a secret wall.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

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,

The Gift Of Peace by Joseph Cardinal Bernardin

The Gift Of Peace

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Joseph Cardinal Bernardin's gentle leadership throughout his life of ministerial service had made him an internationally beloved figure, but the words he left behind about his final journey would change the

Airframe by Michael Crichton

Airframe

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From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop.”—People

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Car & Driver Presents: Grand Tour Racing '98

Car & Driver Presents: Grand Tour Racing '98

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Activision; EU Ocean Software; [[Template:Country data FR|FR]] Infogrames; JP Atlus

Broken Helix

Broken Helix

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

Dark Rift

Dark Rift

Platform: Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Moto Racer

Moto Racer

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Blast Corps

Blast Corps

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action, puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On February 26, 1997 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is February 26, 1997?

On February 26, 1997 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 26, 1997?

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

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

On February 26, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 26, 1997?

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

Which famous people are born on February 26, 1997?

On February 26, 1997 several famous people were born including, Alfredo Martinez.

Which famous people died on February 26, 1997?

Famous people died on February 26, 1997 include, David Doyle.

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

The number one song in the week of February 26, 1997 was Wannabe by The Spice Girls in US and Where Do You Go by No Mercy in UK.

What were the top hits on February 26, 1997?

The top hits on February 26, 1997 were Wannabe by The Spice Girls, Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton, Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy in US and Where Do You Go by No Mercy, Don't Speak by No Doubt, Don't Let Go (Love) by En Vogue in UK.


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