Thursday February 27, 1997

US date format: 2/27/1997, UK date format: 27/2/1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 27, 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 Callum Mortimer . 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 Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II or X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
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Events

  • Last Night of Ballyhoo opens at Helen Hayes Theater, New York City
  • Singer Sade (Helen Folasade), arrest in Jamaica for disobeying a cop
  • Divorce becomes legal in the Republic of Ireland.

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Movies

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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

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Sport Games on February 27, 1997

Sport Games on February 27, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Houston Rockets : 106 - 95
  • Chicago Bulls - Cleveland Cavaliers : 70 - 73
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Washington Bullets : 122 - 107
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Dallas Mavericks : 107 - 105
  • Toronto Raptors - Utah Jazz : 114 - 118
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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 27

If February 27, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 6 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 3 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

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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?

Arkanoid: Doh It Again

Arkanoid: Doh It Again

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Breakout

Heavy Gear

Heavy Gear

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Activision

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts

X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse

X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse

Platform: PC (MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks Software

Hot Shots Golf

Hot Shots Golf

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment


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