30th of August, 1997

The 30th of August, 1997, fell on a Saturday. Day 242 of 1997. Decade: 1990s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 30th of August, 1997:

  • United States: Mo Money Mo Problems - Notorious B.I.G.
  • United Kingdom: Men In Black - Will Smith

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "G.I. Jane" 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 30th of August, 1997.

  • Teri Hatcher

    American actress Teri Hatcher is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 1997.

  • 1997 in movies.

    Movies released in 1997 included Titanic, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Men in Black, Tomorrow Never Dies, Air Force One, Liar Liar, As Good as It Gets, The Fifth Element, The Full Monty, Starship Troopers, Good Will Hunting and Alien: Resurrection.

  • 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.

  • Andrew Grove

    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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 30th of August:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 22 years, 0 months and 18 days have passed since the 30th of August, 1997.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 1997.
  • Leap Year: 1997 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 30th of August, 1997, will be 22 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 872895600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 30th of August, 1997:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 30th of August, 1997, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1997 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 30th of August, 1997 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Weather

Weather information for the 30th of August, 1997:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.5 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 66.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.11 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.11 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 5.59cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 30th of August, 1997.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 30th of August, 1997 was probably conceived around the 20th of November, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 30th of August, 1997 is the 9th of June, 1998. (Rough Estimate).

30th of August

Events that have occurred on the 30th of August:


Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Stargate SG-1 - A military team of scientists and soldiers travel to different planets in the universe.
  • Oz - TV series about a prison called Oswald State Correctional Facility.
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar.
  • King of the Hill - Animated series about a family living in Texas.
  • Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - TV show about a high school student with magical powers.
  • Clueless - TV show about a group of friends that live in the posh neighborhood of Beverly Hills.
  • Everybody Loves Raymond - TV show about a sports write called Raymond Barone.
  • 7th Heaven - Family drama series.
  • Kenan & Kel - Nickelodeon TV show about two friends called Kenan and Kel.
  • 3rd Rock from the Sun - Show about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • GoldenEye 007 - A first person shooter game that was set in the James Bond universe. Released on the Nintendo 64.
  • Theme Hospital - Hospital strategy game that was developed by Bullfrog Productions. Released on the PC and PlayStation.
  • Castlevania: Symphony of the Night - Release by Konami in 1997.
  • Diablo - Action role-playing game.
  • Command & Conquer: Red Alert - RTS game.
  • Tomb Raider - Action adventure game starring Lara Croft.
  • Crash Bandicoot - Platform video game that was developed by Naughty Dog.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 30th of August, 1997.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 30th of August, 1997.

  • 8,053 days have passed since this date.
  • 695,779,200 seconds have passed since the 30th of August, 1997.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 811,742,400 times.
  • Since the 30th of August, 1997, earth has travelled approximately 359,022,067,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 115,963,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 59,837,011 steps. That's about 26,594 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,349,350 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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