Sunday December 28, 1997

US date format: 12/28/1997, UK date format: 28/12/1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 28, 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 Nash Grier and Emery Kelly. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Finding North, directed by Tanya Wexler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Ghost by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Robot Wars. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II or Dark Law: Meaning of Death.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.

Events

  • Sting beats Hollywood Hogan for WCW Championship.

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Movies

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Finding North

Finding North

Directed by: Tanya Wexler

Starring: Wendy Makkena, John Benjamin Hickey, Jonathan Walker, Anne Bobby

Un grand cri d'amour

Un grand cri d'amour

Directed by: Josiane Balasko

Starring: Josiane Balasko, Richard Berry, Daniel Prévost, Daniel Ceccaldi

Firestorm

Firestorm

Directed by: Dean Semler

Starring: Howie Long, Scott Glenn, William Forsythe, Suzy Amis

The Education of Little Tree

The Education of Little Tree

Directed by: Richard Friedenberg

Starring: James Cromwell, Joseph Ashton, Tantoo Cardinal, Mika Boorem

Kundun

Kundun

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong, Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin, Tenzin Yeshi Paichang

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Music charts

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Sport Games on December 28, 1997

Sport Games on December 28, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Los Angeles Lakers : 108 - 102
  • Indiana Pacers - Miami Heat : 90 - 101
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Detroit Pistons : 93 - 89
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Sacramento Kings : 90 - 92
  • San Antonio Spurs - Portland Trail Blazers : 79 - 82
See all Basketball game results of December 28, 1997

NFL

American Football
  • Detroit Lions - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 10 - 20
  • Miami Dolphins - New England Patriots : 3 - 17
See all American Football game results of December 28, 1997

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Tranmere : 0 - 0
  • Bradford - Huddersfield : 1 - 1
  • Bury - Crewe : 1 - 1
  • Man City - Nott'm Forest : 2 - 3
  • Middlesbrough - Stockport : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of December 28, 1997

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackpool - Wrexham : 1 - 2
  • Bristol Rvs - Bournemouth : 5 - 3
  • Chesterfield - York : 1 - 1
  • Fulham - Bristol City : 1 - 0
  • Grimsby - Preston : 3 - 1
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TV Series

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Robot Wars

Robot Wars

Directed by: William L. Stewart

Stella Street

Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers

Directed by: Mick Garris

Captain Vyom

Captain Vyom

Starring: Tom Alter, Rahul Bose, Dino Morea, Sushmita Mukherjee

Country: India

Days to next December 28

If December 28, 1997 is your birthday you're 22 years, 8 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Ghost by Danielle Steel

The Ghost

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With a wife he loves and an exciting London-based career, architect Charles Waterston's life seems in perfect balance. Nothing in his comfortable existence prepares him for the sudden end to his ten-year marriage—or his unwanted transfer to his firm's New …

The Dark Side Of Camelot by Seymour M. Hersh

The Dark Side Of Camelot

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This monumental work of investigative journalism reveals the Kennedy White House as never before. With its meticulously documented & compulsively readable portrait of John F.

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul

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Being a teen is hard - but you are not alone. This book is filled with stories that will make you laugh and make you cry.

Citizen Soldiers by Stephen E. Ambrose

Citizen Soldiers

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From Stephen E. Ambrose, bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the inspiring story of the ordinary men of the U.S. army in northwest Europe from the day after D-Day until the end of the bitterest days of World …

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

AirCars

AirCars

Platform: Atari Jaguar

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: ICD, Inc.

Damage Incorporated

Damage Incorporated

Platform: Windows 95 System 7

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks (PC) MacSoft (Mac)

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

Bomberman 64

Bomberman 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA / PAL Nintendo


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