Wednesday January 29, 1997

US date format: 1/29/1997, UK date format: 29/1/1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Amelia Mandeville and Andrew Flair. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. The Truce, directed by Francesco Rosi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brass Eye. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Damage Incorporated or Crusader: Adventure Out of Time.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Movies

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The Truce

The Truce

Directed by: Francesco Rosi

Starring: John Turturro, Rade Serbedzija, Massimo Ghini, Stefano Dionisi

Fools Rush In

Fools Rush In

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Starring: Matthew Perry, Salma Hayek, Jon Tenney, Carlos Gómez

Vegas Vacation

Vegas Vacation

Directed by: Stephen Kessler

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, Ethan Embry

That Darn Cat

That Darn Cat

Directed by: Bob Spiers

Starring: Christina Ricci, Doug E. Doug, Dean Jones, George Dzundza

Dangerous Ground

Dangerous Ground

Directed by: Darrell Roodt

Starring: Ice Cube, Elizabeth Hurley, Thokozani Nkosi, Ron Smerczak

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 29, 1997?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam")
  2. - On & On
  3. - Don't Let Go (Love)
  4. - I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife")
  5. - In My Bed
  6. - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
  7. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  8. - Nobody
  9. - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  10. - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You

Top #1 Latin songs

  1. - Enamorado Por Primera Vez
Sport Games on January 29, 1997

Sport Games on January 29, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Miami Heat : 83 - 103
  • Indiana Pacers - Charlotte Hornets : 106 - 95
  • Los Angeles Lakers - San Antonio Spurs : 99 - 92
  • New York Knicks - Cleveland Cavaliers : 75 - 65
  • Phoenix Suns - Orlando Magic : 105 - 112
See all Basketball game results of January 29, 1997

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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Man City - Sheffield United : 0 - 0
  • QPR - Birmingham : 1 - 1
  • Stoke - Bolton : 1 - 2
  • Wolves - Swindon : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of January 29, 1997

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - Sheffield Weds : 0 - 1
  • Dunfermline - Celtic : 0 - 2
  • Leeds - Derby : 0 - 0
  • Leicester - Sunderland : 1 - 1
  • Man United - Wimbledon : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of January 29, 1997

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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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

Out of Sight

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Tæskeholdet

Tæskeholdet

Ein Mord für Quandt

Ein Mord für Quandt

Days to next January 29

If January 29, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 8 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 30 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams

The Dilbert Principle

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The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation (syndicated in nearly 1000 newspapers), takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy.

Drums Of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon

Drums Of Autumn

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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Diana Gabaldon's The Fiery Cross. The magnificent saga continues.... It began in Scotland, at an ancient stone circle. There, a doorway, open to a select few, leads into the past—or the grave.

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.

The Rules by Ellen Fein, Sherrie Schneider

The Rules

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Hardcover book in great shape, no bent pages, no markings. Will provide the "Rules" in paperback for free but is discolored due to age.

Deep Waters by Jayne Ann Krentz

Deep Waters

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Charity Truitt and Elias Winter, two of the Pacific Northwest’s most powerful corporate figures, are both facing crises of career and the heart.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

7th Legion

7th Legion

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: MicroProse

Damage Incorporated

Damage Incorporated

Platform: Windows 95 System 7

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks (PC) MacSoft (Mac)

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

ABC Sports Indy Racing

ABC Sports Indy Racing

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ABC Interactive

Crusader: Adventure Out of Time

Crusader: Adventure Out of Time

Platform: Windows Mac OS X

Genre: Historical adventure

Publisher: Europress

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 29, 1997?

On January 29, 1997 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 29, 1997?

On January 29, 1997 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 29, 1997?

On January 29, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 29, 1997?

On January 29, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 29, 1997?

On January 29, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 29, 1997?

On January 29, 1997 several famous people were born including, Amelia Mandeville, Andrew Flair, Ali al-Sheikh.

Which famous people died on January 29, 1997?

Famous people died on January 29, 1997 include, Louis Pauwels, Osvaldo Soriano, Eric Schneider.

What was the number one song in January 29, 1997?

The number one song in the week of January 29, 1997 was Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton in US and Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos in UK.

What were the top hits on January 29, 1997?

The top hits on January 29, 1997 were Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton, Don't Let Go (Love) by En Vogue, I Believe I Can Fly by R. Kelly in US and Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos, 2 Become 1 by The Spice Girls in UK.


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