Monday May 26, 1997

US date format: 5/26/1997, UK date format: 26/5/1997

The day of the week was Monday, under the astrological sign of Gemini (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on May 26, 1997).

Famous birthdays on this day include Leo Appelt and Yago César da Silva.

The number one song in US was MMMbop by Hanson. Lovefool by The Cardigans was #1 song in the UK.

Batman & Robin, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1997 while Underboss by Peter Maas was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Riding the Tiger. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Agent Armstrong or Brunswick World: Tournament of Champions.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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May 26, 1997 Events

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Historical Events

  • Sammy Sosa (Chicago Cubs) and Tony Womack (Pittsburgh Pirates) hit inside the park homeruns.

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May 26, 1997 Famous Birthdays


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May 26, 1997 Famous Deaths


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Movies

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Batman & Robin

Batman & Robin

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell, Uma Thurman

Country: United States of America

Clockwatchers

Clockwatchers

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Jill Sprecher

Starring: Toni Collette, Parker Posey, Lisa Kudrow, Alanna Ubach

M.D.C. - Maschera di cera

M.D.C. - Maschera di cera

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Sergio Stivaletti

Starring: Romina Mondello, Elisabetta Rocchetti, Robert Hossein, Sonia Topazio, Gabriella Giorgelli, Rosa Pianeta, Riccardo Serventi Longhi, Omero Capanna

Country: Italy

Con Air

Con Air

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Simon West

Starring: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich, Colm Meaney

Country: United States of America

Career Girls

Career Girls

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Mike Leigh

Starring: Katrin Cartlidge, Lynda Steadman, Kate Byers, Mark Benton

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - MMMbop
  2. - Hypnotizeyoutube
  3. - Say You'll Be There
  4. - Return Of The Mack
  5. - You Were Meant For Me

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Lovefool
  2. - You're Not Alone
  3. - I Believe I Can Fly
  4. - You Might Need Somebody
  5. - Love Won't Wait

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  2. - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
  3. - Cupid
  4. - Hypnotizeyoutube
  5. - Thinking Of You/Let's Get Down

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Solo En Ti
  2. - Ya Me Voy Para Siempre
  3. - Unidos Para Siempre
  4. - El Destino
  5. - Secuestro De Amor
Sport Games on May 26, 1997

Sport Games on May 26, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Miami Heat : 80 - 87
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Kaiserslautern - Mannheim : 5 - 0
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La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Valencia - Betis : 1 - 1
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Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Sp Lisbon - Est Amadora : 0 - 0
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TV Series

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Riding the Tiger

Riding the Tiger

Release year: 1997

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

Born to Run

Born to Run

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Phil Coles

Knights of Ramune

Knights of Ramune

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

The Vanishing Man

The Vanishing Man

Release year: 1997

Shapes of the Invisible

Shapes of the Invisible

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Underboss by Peter Maas

Underboss

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Sammy the Bull Gravano was the most powerful member of the American Mafia to be defeated. Peter Maas tells Gravano's tale and takes us into the Cosa Nustra's secret underground, where power, greed, betrayal and deception lurk.

The Gospel According To The Son by Norman Mailer

The Gospel According To The Son

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Norman Mailer combined fact and fiction to create unforgettable portraits of Marilyn Monroe, Gary Gilmore and Lee Harvey Oswald.

Sole Survivor by Dean Koontz

Sole Survivor

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Three hundred thirty people were killed. No explanation. No survivors.

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 Lacey Farrell's story. She's a rising star in Manhattan's highly-powered realty scene. Lacey is called to testify in a murder case and hears the final words of the victim. She believes that her attacker …

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

The Notebook

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Sometimes a love story captures our hearts so much that it becomes more than just a story. It becomes an experience we will never forget. The Notebook is one such book.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Agent Armstrong

Agent Armstrong

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Brunswick World: Tournament of Champions

Brunswick World: Tournament of Champions

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Black Pearl

Gloom 3

Gloom 3

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Guildhall

Culdcept

Culdcept

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 3

Genre: Board game, Collectible card game

Publisher: NEC Interchannel

Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 26, 1997 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is May 26, 1997?

On May 26, 1997 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 26, 1997?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 26, 1997?

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

Which famous people are born on May 26, 1997?

On May 26, 1997 several famous people were born including, Leo Appelt, Yago César da Silva, August Bonnesen.

Which famous people died on May 26, 1997?

Famous people died on May 26, 1997 include, Manfred Von Ardenne.

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

The number one song in the week of May 26, 1997 was MMMbop by Hanson in US and Lovefool by The Cardigans in UK.

What were the top hits on May 26, 1997?

The top hits on May 26, 1997 were MMMbop by Hanson, Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G., Say You'll Be There by The Spice Girls in US and Lovefool by The Cardigans, You're Not Alone by Olive, I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly in UK.