Friday August 29, 1997
US date format: 8/29/1997, UK date format: 29/8/1997
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 29, 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 Keaton Milburn .
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Mo Money, Mo Problems by The Notorious B.I.G..
In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits.
Boogie Nights, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Chasing Cezanne by Peter Mayle was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Noah's Ark.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing British Open Championship Golf or Formula 1 97.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 29, 1997?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
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- At least 98 villagers are killed by the Armed Islamic Group of Algeria GIA in the Rais massacre, Algeria.
- Over 98 (and possibly up to 400) are killed in the Rais massacre in Algeria.
- Keaton Milburn: YouTube Star.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 29, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Mo Money, Mo Problems
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life
- The Spice Girls - 2 Become 1
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Lil' Kim - Not Tonight
- Dru Hill - Never Make A Promise
- Robyn - Do You Know (What It Takes)
- Shawn Colvin - Sunny Came Home
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Dru Hill - Never Make A Promise
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna...
- The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase - Mo Money Mo Problems
- Lil' Kim Feat. Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy Elliott & Angie Mar - Not Tonight
- Magoo And Timbaland - Up Jumps Da Boogie
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112 - I'll Be Missing You
- Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
- Mary J. Blige - I Can Love You/Love Is All We Need
- SWV (Featuring Puff Daddy) - Someone
- Foxy Brown Featuring Dru Hill - Big Bad Mamma
Sport Games on August 29, 1997
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bochum - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 3
- Hertha - Hamburg : 0 - 2
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Mainz - Zwickau : 2 - 2
- Uerdingen - Cottbus : 2 - 1
- Unterhaching - Wattenscheid : 0 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- Amiens - St Etienne : 0 - 0
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Guingamp - Marseille : 1 - 1
- Monaco - Metz : 1 - 2
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 29, 1997?
On August 29, 1997 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is August 29, 1997?
On August 29, 1997 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on August 29, 1997?
On August 29, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 29, 1997?
On August 29, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on August 29, 1997?
On August 29, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 29, 1997?
On August 29, 1997 several famous people were born including, Keaton Milburn.
What was the number one song in August 29, 1997?
The number one song in the week of August 29, 1997 was Mo Money, Mo Problems by The Notorious B.I.G. in US and I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans in UK.
What were the top hits on August 29, 1997?
The top hits on August 29, 1997 were Mo Money, Mo Problems by The Notorious B.I.G., I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, Quit Playing Games (With My Heart) by The Backstreet Boys in US and I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, Men In Black by Will Smith, Freed From Desire by Gala in UK.