Thursday June 26, 1997

US date format: 6/26/1997, UK date format: 26/6/1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 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 Andrew Lowe and Cassie Hollister. In that special week of June people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK Mmm Bop by Hanson was in the top 5 hits. Princess Mononoke, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Happy Camp. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CART World Series or Dark Angel.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
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Events

  • Galileo, Ganymede Observations (Orbit 9)
  • Supreme Court upholds doctor-assisted suicide ban
  • The U.S. Supreme Court rules that the Communications Decency Act violates the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.
  • Bertie Ahern is appointed as the 10th Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland and Mary Harney is appointed as the 16th, and first female, Tánaiste, after their parties, Fianna Fáil and the Progressive Democrats respectively, win the 1997 General Election.
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Movies

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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Country: United States of America

Contact

Contact

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt

Country: United States of America

Mean Guns

Mean Guns

Directed by: Albert Pyun

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Ice-T, Michael Halsey, Deborah Van Valkenburgh

A Simple Wish

A Simple Wish

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Martin Short, Mara Wilson, Robert Pastorelli, Ruby Dee

Two Orphan Vampires

Two Orphan Vampires

Directed by: Jean Rollin

Starring: Alexandra Pic, Isabelle Teboul, Bernard Charnacé, Natalie Perrey

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 26, 1997?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - I'll Be Missing You
  2. - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  3. - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
  4. - Look Into My Eyes (From "Batman & Robin")
  5. - Smile
  6. - Cupid
  7. - Return Of The Mack
  8. - Don't Wanna Be A Player (From "Booty Call")
  9. - 5 Miles To Empty
  10. - Thinking Of You/Let's Get Down

TV Series

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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

The Vanishing Man

The Vanishing Man

Days to next June 26

If June 26, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 2 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

The Notebook

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Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

Snow In August by Pete Hamill

Snow In August

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Brooklyn, 1947. The war veterans have come home. Jackie Robinson is about to become a Dodger. And in one close-knit working-class neighborhood, an eleven-year-old Irish Catholic boy named Michael Devlin has

The Dilbert Future by Scott Adams

The Dilbert Future

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Step aside, Bill Gates! Here comes today′s real technology guru and his totally original, laugh-out-loud New York Times bestseller that looks at the approaching new millennium and boldly predicts: more stupidity

Fat Tuesday by Sandra Brown

Fat Tuesday

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A police officer is furious that his partner's murderer was acquitted. In a desperate act of revenge, he kidnaps the defense attorney's wife. Who will find redemption in this story of corruption and passion?

Pretend You Don'T See Her by Mary Higgins Clark

Pretend You Don'T See Her

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Pretend You Don't See Her is the story of Lacey Farrell, a rising star on Manhattan's high-powered real estate scene. Lacey becomes the witness to a murder and hears the dying words of the victim, a woman who is convinced …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Breath of Fire III

Breath of Fire III

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Capcom, Tommo Inc.

Chopper Attack

Chopper Attack

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

Baby Universe

Baby Universe

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Music, non-game

Publisher: SCEE

CART World Series

CART World Series

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: SCEA

Dark Angel

Dark Angel

Platform: PC

Genre: 2D Platform game (run-and-gun), action-adventure

Publisher: Vicarious Visions


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