February 4th, 1997

February 4th, 1997, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 35 of 1997. The decade was the 1990s.

23 years, 9 months and 26 days have passed since February 4th, 1997.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 4th, 1997:

  • United States: Un-break My Heart - Toni Braxton
  • United Kingdom: Aint Nobody - LL Cool J

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Jerry Maguire" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is February 4th, 1997 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. In America, the song Un-break My Heart by Toni Braxton is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Aint Nobody by LL Cool J is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Jerry Maguire is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister.

It's 1997, so radio stations are being dominated by the likes of Toni Braxton, the Spice Girls, Puff Daddy, No Doubt, Hanson and Elton John. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper", "Babylon 5", "Friends" and "JAG". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Resident Evil", "Crash Bandicoot", "Command & Conquer: Red Alert" and "Diablo".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "X-Men: The Animated Series", "Sister, Sister", "Dexter's Laboratory" and "Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "G.I. Joe (figures)", "Super Soaker (water gun)", "Bop It" and "The Pokémon Trading Card Game".


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 February 4th, 1997.

  • Titanic

    "Titanic" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1997.

  • Best football players in 1997.

    In 1997, the best soccer players were Ronaldo, Predrag Mijatović, Zinedine Zidane, Dennis Bergkamp, Roberto Carlos, Andreas Möller, Raúl, Peter Schmeichel, Jürgen Kohler, Matthias Sammer and Christian Vieri.

  • 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.

  • Shawn Colvin - "Sunny Came Home"

    "Sunny Came Home" by Shawn Colvin would go on to win a Grammy for 1997's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 23 years, 9 months and 26 days have passed since February 4th, 1997.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 of 1997.
  • Leap Year: 1997 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 4th, 1997, will be 23 years of age.
  • People born in 1997 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 855014400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 4th, 1997:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 4th, 1997, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1997 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 4th, 1997 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Television Shows

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

  • 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.
  • JAG - TV series about the military's Judge Advocate General division.
  • Brotherly Love - TV series about three siblings whose father died.
  • Pinky and the Brain - Animated series about a pair of genetically enhanced laboratory mice.
  • Xena: Warrior Princess - TV series about a warrior princess who travels around fighting bad guys.
  • Father Ted - Irish comedy TV series about a group of Catholic priests.

1997 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1997.

  • Hey Arnold!
  • Arthur
  • Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  • Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm
  • Blue's Clues
  • 7th Heaven
  • Kenan & Kel
  • Moesha
  • Goosebumps
  • Brotherly Love
  • Hang Time
  • Pinky and the Brain
  • In the House
  • Dexter's Laboratory
  • Aaahh!!! Real Monsters
  • Gargoyles
  • The Secret World of Alex Mack
  • Friends
  • The Magic School Bus
  • Sweet Valley High
  • All That
  • Sister, Sister
  • Weird Science
  • The Nanny
  • Tales from the Cryptkeeper
  • Animaniacs
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy
  • Living Single
  • X-Men: The Animated Series
  • Home Improvement
  • Doug
  • Rugrats
  • Beverly Hills, 90210
  • The Simpsons
  • Roseanne
  • Married... with Children

1997 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1997:

  • The Pokémon Trading Card Game
  • Bop It
  • Nintendo 64
  • Tickle Me Elmo
  • Tamagotchi
  • PlayStation (PS1)
  • Littlest Pet Shop
  • Super Soaker (water gun)
  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • Jenga
  • Sylvanian Families

Weather

Weather information for February 4th, 1997:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.1 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 30.0 degrees Fahrenheit. -1.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.

US President

Who was the US President on February 4th, 1997?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 4th, 1997?

  • John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 4th, 1997 was probably conceived around the 27th of April, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 4th, 1997 is the 14th of November, 1997. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • 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.
  • Die Hard Trilogy - Game based on the Die Hard movie series.
  • Fade to Black - Action-adventure game.
  • Quake - A first-person-shooter game.
  • Resident Evil - Zombie horror survival game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 4th, 1997.

  • 8,702 days have passed since this date.
  • 751,852,800 seconds have passed since the February 4th, 1997.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 877,161,600 times.
  • Since February 4th, 1997, earth has travelled approximately 387,956,044,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 125,308,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 64,659,341 steps. That's about 28,737 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,022,234 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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