5th of September, 1997

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 5th of September, 1997, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: Mother Teresa passes away.
  • Decade: 1990s.
  • 20 years, 2 months and 15 days have passed since the 5th of September, 1997.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 36 of 1997.
  • Day 248 of 1997.
  • Leap Year: 1997 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date 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 5th of September, 1997 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of September, 1997, will be 20 years of age.
  • American Format: 09-05-1997 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1997-09-05. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19970905" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 873414000.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of September, 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 "Fire Down Below" 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 5th of September, 1997.

  • Teri Hatcher

    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.

  • Andrew Grove

    Chairman and CEO of Intel, Andrew Grove, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1997.

Weather

Weather information for the 5th of September, 1997:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.9 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 59.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.5 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.11 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 5th of September, 1997.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of September, 1997 was probably conceived around the 26th of November, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of September, 1997 is the 15th of June, 1998. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 5th of September:

Television

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

  • Recess - Cartoon series about a group of six fourth-graders.
  • 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.

Computer Games

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

  • Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee - Platform video game that was published for the PlayStation.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of September:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 5th of September, 1997. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of September, 1997.

  • 7,379 days have passed since this date.
  • 637,549,200 seconds have passed since the 5th of September, 1997.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 743,807,400 times.
  • Since the 5th of September, 1997, earth has travelled approximately 328,975,387,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 106,258,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 54,829,231 steps. That's about 24,369 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,650,590 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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