Friday September 26, 1997

US date format: 9/26/1997, UK date format: 26/9/1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 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 Nate Parker and Brooklyn Roebuck. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Honey by Mariah Carey. In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits. Live Flesh, directed by Pedro Almodóvar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while If This World Were Mine by E. Lynn Harris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vampire Princess Miyu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gloom 3 or Forbes Corporate Warrior.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Seattle Mariner Ken Griffey Jr hits his 56th HR of 1997
  • A Garuda Indonesia Airbus A-300 crashes near Medan, Indonesia, airport, killing 234.
  • An earthquake strikes the Italian regions of Umbria and the Marche, causing part of the Basilica of St. Francis at Assisi to collapse.
  • An air crash in Indonesia (likely caused by smoke rising from numerous forest fires in the area) kills 235 people (see Garuda Indonesia Flight 152).

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Movies

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Live Flesh

Live Flesh

Directed by: Pedro Almodóvar

Starring: Liberto Rabal, Francesca Neri, Javier Bardem, Ángela Molina

Gang Related

Gang Related

Directed by: Jim Kouf

Starring: Jim Belushi, Tupac Shakur, Lela Rochon, Dennis Quaid

Critical Care

Critical Care

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: James Spader, Kyra Sedgwick, Helen Mirren, Anne Bancroft

Most Wanted

Most Wanted

Directed by: David Hogan

Starring: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jon Voight, Robert Kotecki, Rick Cramer

Six Ways to Sunday

Six Ways to Sunday

Directed by: Adam Bernstein

Starring: Norman Reedus, Debbie Harry, Adrien Brody, Paul D'Amato

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Music charts

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Sport Games on September 26, 1997

Sport Games on September 26, 1997


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Schalke 04 : 1 - 1
  • Duisburg - Bielefeld : 2 - 1
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Zwickau : 4 - 1
  • Nurnberg - Unterhaching : 1 - 0
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Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Chateauroux - Le Havre : 2 - 1
  • Metz - Auxerre : 3 - 0
  • Monaco - Strasbourg : 3 - 2
  • Nantes - Cannes : 1 - 2
  • Paris SG - Montpellier : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of September 26, 1997

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Norwich - Ipswich : 2 - 1
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TV Series

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Vampire Princess Miyu

Vampire Princess Miyu

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

Berserk

Berserk

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Starring: Nobutoshi Kanna, Unshô Ishizuka, Marc Diraison, Kevin T. Collins

Country: Japan

Days to next September 26

If September 26, 1997 is your birthday you're 22 years, 11 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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If This World Were Mine by E. Lynn Harris

If This World Were Mine

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A close circle of friends. A sexy stranger. How strong are the bonds of friendship?With a nine-week stay on the New York Times bestseller list, E.

The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger

The Perfect Storm

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The bestselling book that became the blockbuster film starring George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, and Diane Lane. In October 1991, three weather systems collided off the coast of Nova Scotia to create a storm of singular fury, boasting waves over one …

Even The Stars Look Lonesome by Maya Angelou

Even The Stars Look Lonesome

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I have written of the black American experience, which I know intimately. I am always talking about the human condition in general and about society in particular.

Up Island by Anne Rivers Siddons

Up Island

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From childhood, Molly Bell Redwine was taught by her charismatic, domineering mother that "family is everything." But no one warned Molly that family can change unexpectedly.

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air

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National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Action-adventure w/ shooting elements

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

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

Gloom 3

Gloom 3

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Guildhall

Dilbert's Desktop Games

Dilbert's Desktop Games

Platform: Windows 95 up to ME

Genre: Puzzle, Action

Publisher: DreamWorks Interactive

Forbes Corporate Warrior

Forbes Corporate Warrior

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Byron Preiss Multimedia


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