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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzmán

Country: United States of America

Gattaca

Gattaca

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Gore Vidal

Country: United States of America

Cube

Cube

Directed by: Vincenzo Natali

Starring: Nicole de Boer, Maurice Dean Wint, David Hewlett, Andrew Miller

Country: United States of America

Eve's Bayou

Eve's Bayou

Directed by: Kasi Lemmons

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Meagan Good, Lynn Whitfield

Kiss the Girls

Kiss the Girls

Directed by: Gary Fleder

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Cary Elwes, Alex McArthur

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Music charts

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Sport Games on August 29, 1997

Sport Games on August 29, 1997


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 3
  • Hertha - Hamburg : 0 - 2
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Mainz - Zwickau : 2 - 2
  • Uerdingen - Cottbus : 2 - 1
  • Unterhaching - Wattenscheid : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of August 29, 1997

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Amiens - St Etienne : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of August 29, 1997

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Guingamp - Marseille : 1 - 1
  • Monaco - Metz : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of August 29, 1997

TV Series

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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

The New Batman Adventures

The New Batman Adventures

Written by:

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States of America

Between Brothers

Between Brothers

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Starring: Kadeem Hardison, Dondre Whitfield, Kelly Perine, Rachael Crawford

Country: United States of America

Days to next August 29

If August 29, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 1 month, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 30 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Chasing Cezanne by Peter Mayle

Chasing Cezanne

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Hanky-panky on the international art scene is the source of the hilarity and fizz in Peter Mayle's new novel. He flies us back to the south of France (a region some

Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell

Unnatural Exposure

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A psychopath with an intimate knowledge of death has an even more intimate knowledge of Kay Scarpetta-and many different plans to kill her.

The Bible Code by Michael Drosnin

The Bible Code

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0n September 1, 1994, I flew to Israel and met in Jerusalem with a close friend of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, the poet Chaim Guri. I gave him a letter which he immediately gave to the Prime Minister.

The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts

The Man Who Listens To Horses

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Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Grant, Lee, Sherman: Civil War Generals 2

Grant, Lee, Sherman: Civil War Generals 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Damage Incorporated

Damage Incorporated

Platform: Windows 95 System 7

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks (PC) MacSoft (Mac)

DarkEden

DarkEden

Platform: Windows 98/ME/2K/XP

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: SOFTON Entertainment

British Open Championship Golf

British Open Championship Golf

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Golf sports game

Publisher: Looking Glass Technologies

Formula 1 97

Formula 1 97

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

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.


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