Saturday August 30, 1997

US date format: 8/30/1997, UK date format: 30/8/1997

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 30, 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 Dana Gaier . 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 Fighting Force or Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day

Events

  • 1st WNBA Championshion: Houston Comets beat the New York Liberty
  • Greg Rudaski is 1st to serve (2) 141 mph serves in a match (US Open)

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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 30, 1997

Sport Games on August 30, 1997


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Genk : 0 - 2
  • Charleroi - Gent : 1 - 1
  • Lokeren - Mouscron : 2 - 1
  • Lommel - Molenbeek : 3 - 1
  • St Truiden - Antwerp : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of August 30, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Wolfsburg : 5 - 3
  • Hansa Rostock - Bayern Munich : 1 - 3
  • Schalke 04 - M'gladbach : 2 - 0
  • Stuttgart - Dortmund : 0 - 0
  • Werder Bremen - Leverkusen : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of August 30, 1997

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Gutersloh - Leipzig : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of August 30, 1997

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Real Madrid - Ath Madrid : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of August 30, 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

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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 30

If August 30, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 11 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?

Gloom 3

Gloom 3

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Guildhall

Castlevania Legends

Castlevania Legends

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

Fighting Force

Fighting Force

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows Nintendo 64 PlayStation Network

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Eidos Interactive (PS, Win) Crave Entertainment (N64)

Betrayal in Antara

Betrayal in Antara

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter

Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade PlayStation Sega Saturn

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom


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