Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1997 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 4th of August, 1997 falls under the Salmon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Age: Anyone born on the 4th of August, 1997, will be 21 years of age.
American Format: 08-04-1997 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1997-08-04. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19970804" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 870649200.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 4th of August:
August Bank Holiday (Ireland)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of August, 1997:
United States: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans
United Kingdom: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Air Force One" was at the top of the box office on this date.
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 4th of August, 1997.
American actress Teri Hatcher is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 1997.
Late 1990s Fashion
Popular clothing items included pleather pants, high-waisted miniskirts and halter tops. Metallic clothing became more common. Cargo pants and other military-inspired clothing also started to become more popular. Preppy looks became widespread amongst young men, as brands such as Old Navy and Abercrombie & Fitch became more and more favoured. The rave scene also inspired the comeback of more colours.
Chairman and CEO of Intel, Andrew Grove, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1997.
1997 in music.
Popular music artists in 1997 included Spice Girls, Jewel, Puff Daddy, Monica, Mark Morrison, Hanson, Meredith Brooks, Backstreet Boys, LeAnn Rimes, Usher, Elton John and Boyz II Men.
The 4th of August, 1997 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:
Terminator 2 (1991) - This is the exact date that Skynet goes online.
Weather information for the 4th of August, 1997:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.4 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 69.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.94 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
London, England: Temperature: 18.44 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 4th of August, 1997.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 4th of August, 1997 was probably conceived around the 25th of October, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 4th of August, 1997 is the 14th of May, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
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Things that happened during this general period of time...
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 4th of August, 1997. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of August, 1997.
7,930 days have passed since this date.
685,152,000 seconds have passed since the 4th of August, 1997.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 799,344,000 times.
Since the 4th of August, 1997, earth has travelled approximately 353,538,432,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 114,192,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 58,923,072 steps. That's about 26,188 miles!
Since this date, 8,221,824 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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