27th of February, 1997

The 27th of February, 1997, fell on a Thursday. Day 58 of 1997. Decade: 1990s.

23 years, 3 months and 0 days have passed since the 27th of February, 1997.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 27th of February, 1997:

  • Divorce becomes legal in the Republic of Ireland.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 27th of February, 1997:

  • United States: Wannabe - Spice Girls
  • United Kingdom: Don't Speak - No Doubt

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Star Wars SE" 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 27th of February, 1997.

  • Titanic

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

  • 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, 3 months and 0 days have passed since the 27th of February, 1997.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 of 1997.
  • Leap Year: 1997 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 27th of February, 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 857001600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 27th of February, 1997:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 27th of February, 1997, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1997 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 27th of February, 1997 falls under the Wolf.
  • 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" - "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:

  • 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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 27th of February:


Weather

Weather information for the 27th of February, 1997:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.3 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 40.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 4.78 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 24.64cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.5 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 27th of February, 1997.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 27th of February, 1997 was probably conceived around the 20th of May, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 27th of February, 1997 is the 7th of December, 1997. (Rough Estimate).

Computer 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.

27th of February

Events that have occurred on the 27th of February:

  • 27th of February, 1933: The Reichstag building in Berlin is set on fire.
  • 27th of February, 1968: American singer Frankie Lymon dies of a heroin overdose at the age of 25.
  • 27th of February, 1982: Wayne Williams is convicted for his role in the Atlanta murders of 1979-81.
  • 27th of February, 2015: Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy passes away.
  • 27th of February, 2015: Season 3 of House of Cards is released on Netflix.
  • 27th of February, 2015: Rock singer Gary Glitter is sentenced to 16 years in prison for attempted rape and indecent assault.
  • 27th of February, 1985: Actor David Huffman is stabbed to death by a suspected burglar in San Diego, California.
  • 27th of February, 1987: Some Kind of Wonderful (1987) is released in movie theaters.
  • 27th of February, 1991: U.S. President George H. W. Bush formally declares that Kuwait has been liberated.
  • 27th of February, 2002: 59 Hindu pilgrims are killed after a fire breaks out on a train near Godhra railway station in Gujarat, India.
  • 27th of February, 2010: Football: Wayne Bridge refuses to shake John Terry's hand amid claims that Terry had an affair with his ex-girlfriend Vanessa Perroncel.
  • 27th of February, 2010: The single "We No Speak Americano" is released by Yolanda Be Cool and DCUP.
  • 27th of February, 2011: The 83rd Academy Awards are held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Best Actor: Colin Firth (The King's Speech). Best Actress: Natalie Portman (Black Swan).
  • 27th of February, 2017: Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty announce the wrong winner at the 2017 Academy Awards.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 27th of February, 1997.

  • 8,491 days have passed since this date.
  • 733,618,800 seconds have passed since the 27th of February, 1997.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 855,888,600 times.
  • Since the 27th of February, 1997, earth has travelled approximately 378,547,300,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 122,269,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 63,091,217 steps. That's about 28,041 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,803,426 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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