Wednesday July 30, 1997

US date format: 7/30/1997, UK date format: 30/7/1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 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. In that special week of July people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Event Horizon, directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Up Island by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tiger Bay. If you liked videogames you were probably playing AeroGauge or Diddy Kong Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 30, 1997?


Holidays

  • Vanuatu - Independence Day
  • St. Julitta (a martyr)
  • St. Sennen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon

Events

  • Terrorist double suicide bombing in Jerusalem, kills 14
  • Boeing and McDonnell Douglas complete a merger.
  • Steve Jobs returns to Apple Computer, Inc at Macworld in Boston.
  • 18 people are killed in the Thredbo landslide in the Snowy Mountains resort in Australia. Stuart Diver is the only survivor.

Famous Deaths

  • : Emperor of Vietnam (Born 1913).

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Event Horizon

Event Horizon

Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson

Country: United States of America

The Peacekeeper

The Peacekeeper

Directed by: Frédéric Forestier

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, Michael Sarrazin, Montel Williams, Roy Scheider

Steel

Steel

Directed by: Kenneth Johnson

Starring: Shaquille O'Neal, Annabeth Gish, Judd Nelson, Richard Roundtree

Cop Land

Cop Land

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro

Country: United States of America

Drive

Drive

Directed by: Steve Wang

Starring: Mark Dacascos, Kadeem Hardison, John Pyper-Ferguson, Brittany Murphy

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 30, 1997?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - I'll Be Missing You
  2. - Mo Money Mo Problems
  3. - I Can Love You/Love Is All We Need
  4. - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  5. - Not Tonight
  6. - Someone
  7. - I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)
  8. - Whatever
  9. - Never Make A Promise
  10. - Up Jumps Da Boogie

TV Series

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

Tiger Bay

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Happy Camp

Happy Camp

Directed by: Josh Anthony

Riding the Tiger

Riding the Tiger

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

Born to Run

Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

Knights of Ramune

Knights of Ramune

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

Days to next July 30

If July 30, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 1 month, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1997?

  • LIFE: Astrology
  • Time: The death of Gianni Versace. Inset: alleged serial murderer Andrew Cunanan from the FBI via AP.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9597
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.389
  • Wired: Wired - July, 1997

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Up Island by Anne Rivers Siddons

Up Island

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From childhood, Molly Bell Redwine was taught by her charismatic, domineering mother that "family is everything." But no one warned Molly that family can change unexpectedly.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

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.

Deception On His Mind by Elizabeth George

Deception On His Mind

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Balford-le-Nez is a dying seaside town on the coast of Essex. But when a member of the town’s small but growing Asian community is found murdered near its beach, the sleepy

The Third Twin by Ken Follett

The Third Twin

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERUsing a restricted FBI database, genetic researcher Jeanie Ferrami has located identical twins born to different mothers. Frightened by her bizarre discovery, she is determined to discover the truth at any cost—until she finds herself at the …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Deer Hunter

Deer Hunter

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Color, Mobile phone, BlackBerry, iOS, Android

Publisher: Previous publishers: WizardWorks Software, MacSoft, Sorrent (now Glu Mobile), Vatical Entertainment

Aero Fighters Assault

Aero Fighters Assault

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Video System

AeroGauge

AeroGauge

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ASCII Entertainment

Beasts and Bumpkins

Beasts and Bumpkins

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy Simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Diddy Kong Racing

Diddy Kong Racing

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Rare

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 30, 1997?

On July 30, 1997 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is July 30, 1997?

On July 30, 1997 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 30, 1997?

On July 30, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 30, 1997?

On July 30, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 30, 1997?

On July 30, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on July 30, 1997?

Famous people died on July 30, 1997 include, Bao ?ai.

What was the number one song in July 30, 1997?

The number one song in the week of July 30, 1997 was I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans in US and I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans in UK.

What were the top hits on July 30, 1997?

The top hits on July 30, 1997 were I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, Bitch by Meredith Brooks, Quit Playing Games (With My Heart) by The Backstreet Boys in US and I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans, Ecuador by Sash! featuring Rodriguez, D'You Know What I Mean? by Oasis in UK.


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