Tuesday April 29, 1997

US date format: 4/29/1997, UK date format: 29/4/1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 29, 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 Lucas Tousart and SMii7Y . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. L.A. Confidential, directed by Curtis Hanson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Chromosome 6 by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vanishing Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors or Gran Turismo.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
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Events

  • Candide, opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 103 performances
  • Kansas City Royals' player Chili Davis is 75th to hit 300 homeruns.
  • The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), CWC treaty enters into force.
  • Two trains crash at Hunan, China; 126 are killed.

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Movies

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L.A. Confidential

L.A. Confidential

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger

Country: United States of America

Happy Together

Happy Together

Directed by: Kar-Wai Wong

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Chen Chang, Gregory Dayton

Taste of Cherry

Taste of Cherry

Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami

Starring: Homayoun Ershadi, Abdolrahman Bagheri, Afshin Khorshid Bakhtiari, Safar Ali Moradi

Funny Games

Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mühe, Arno Frisch, Frank Giering

The Sweet Hereafter

The Sweet Hereafter

Directed by: Atom Egoyan

Starring: Ian Holm, Sarah Polley, Caerthan Banks, Tom McCamus

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Sport Games on April 29, 1997

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NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Detroit Pistons : 91 - 99
  • Houston Rockets - Minnesota Timberwolves : 125 - 120
  • Miami Heat - Orlando Magic : 75 - 88
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Phoenix Suns : 103 - 110
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Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Caen - Montpellier : 0 - 1
  • Strasbourg - Monaco : 0 - 2
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Gillingham - Walsall : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of April 29, 1997

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Carlisle - Rochdale : 3 - 2
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TV Series

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The Vanishing Man

The Vanishing Man

Shapes of the Invisible

Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

Bullyparade

Bullyparade

Directed by: Michael Herbig

Die Camper

Die Camper

Spawn

Spawn

Days to next April 29

If April 29, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 4 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

The Partner by John Grisham

The Partner

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door

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The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

Planet Of Twilight by Barbara Hambly

Planet Of Twilight

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New York Times bestselling author Barbara Hambly returns to the Star Wars(r) universe to tell a breathtaking tale of a mysterious world where the battle between the New Republic and the

Small Vices by Robert B. Parker

Small Vices

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Ellis Alves is no angel. But his lawyer says he was framed for the murder of college student Melissa Henderson...and asks Spenser for help.From

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

7th Legion

7th Legion

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: MicroProse

Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors

Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Publisher: BBC Multimedia

Asmodeus

Asmodeus

Platform: DOS

Genre: Action-adventure, Roleplaying video game

Publisher: Vochozka Trading

Gran Turismo

Gran Turismo

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing game Sim racing[4]

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA THQ; EU Sony Computer Entertainment


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