Sunday August 31, 1997

US date format: 8/31/1997, UK date format: 31/8/1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 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 August people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Boogie Nights, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Noah's Ark. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aero Fighters Assault or Doom 64.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1997, at August 31 across the years or at August 1997 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
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Events

  • Gin Game, closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 144 performances
  • Last episode of Rolanda airs
  • Pittsburgh Senior Golf Classic
  • Scott Hoch wins Greater Milwaukee Golf Open with a 268
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Famous Deaths

Movies

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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Country: United States of America

Perfect Blue

Perfect Blue

Directed by: Satoshi Kon

Starring: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji, Masaaki Ôkura

Country: United States of America

Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

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

Country: United States of America

The Game

The Game

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn, James Rebhorn

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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 31, 1997?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Mo Money, Mo Problems
  2. - I'll Be Missing You
  3. - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
  4. - Semi-Charmed Life
  5. - 2 Become 1

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Never Make A Promise
  2. - You Make Me Wanna...
  3. - Mo Money Mo Problems
  4. - Not Tonight
  5. - Up Jumps Da Boogie

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Miente
  2. - Por Debajo De La Mesa
  3. - Desesperadamente Enamorado
  4. - Jefe De Jefes
  5. - Vivir Sin Ellas
Sport Games on August 31, 1997

Sport Games on August 31, 1997


NFL

American Football
  • Arizona Cardinals - Cincinnati Bengals : 21 - 24
  • Atlanta Falcons - Detroit Lions : 17 - 28
  • Dallas Cowboys - Pittsburgh Steelers : 37 - 7
  • Indianapolis Colts - Miami Dolphins : 10 - 16
  • Jacksonville Jaguars - Baltimore Ravens : 28 - 27
See all American Football game results of August 31, 1997

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Bologna : 4 - 2
  • Bari - Parma : 0 - 2
  • Empoli - Roma : 1 - 3
  • Inter - Brescia : 2 - 1
  • Juventus - Lecce : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of August 31, 1997

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Lierse : 1 - 3
  • Club Brugge - Beveren : 3 - 1
  • Germinal - Standard : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of August 31, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Karlsruhe - Duisburg : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of August 31, 1997

TV Series

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

Oz

Oz

Written by:

Starring: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

Country: United States of America

South Park

South Park

Written by:

Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, April Stewart

Country: United States of America

Days to next August 31

If August 31, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 2 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 6 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?

Aero Fighters Assault

Aero Fighters Assault

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Video System

Doom 64

Doom 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

Alltynex

Alltynex

Platform: FM Towns

Genre: Vertically Scrolling Shooter

Famista 64

Famista 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Namco

Diddy Kong Racing

Diddy Kong Racing

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Rare

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 31, 1997?

On August 31, 1997 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is August 31, 1997?

On August 31, 1997 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 31, 1997?

On August 31, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 31, 1997?

On August 31, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 31, 1997?

On August 31, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on August 31, 1997?

Famous people died on August 31, 1997 include, Diana Spencer, Dodi Al-Fayed.

What was the number one song in August 31, 1997?

The number one song in the week of August 31, 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 31, 1997?

The top hits on August 31, 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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