April 25th, 1997, fell on a Friday. It was day 115 of 1997. The decade was the 1990s.
23 years, 7 months and 11 days have passed since April 25th, 1997.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 25th, 1997:
United States: Can't Nobody Hold Me Down - Puff Daddy
United Kingdom: I Believe I Can Fly - R. Kelly
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Volcano" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is April 25th, 1997 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
The summer of 1997 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, I Believe I Can Fly by R. Kelly is the number one hit song.
Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Volcano 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", "Xena: Warrior Princess", "Brotherly Love" and "Kenan & Kel". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Quake", "Die Hard Trilogy", "Castlevania: Symphony of the Night" and "Theme Hospital". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Simpsons", "Living Single", "Aaahh!!! Real Monsters" and "Brotherly Love".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Yo-yo", "G.I. Joe (figures)", "PlayStation (PS1)" 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 April 25th, 1997.
"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.
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.
Chairman and CEO of Intel, Andrew Grove, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1997.
Who were the best NBA players in 1997?
In 1997, the best NBA players were Karl Malone, Michael Jordan, Grant Hill, Hakeem Olajuwon, Tim Hardaway, Scottie Pippen, Glen Rice, Patrick Ewing, Gary Payton, Mitch Richmond, Anthony Mason, Vin Baker, Shaquille O'Neal, John Stockton and Penny Hardaway.
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 and information about this date:
23 years, 7 months and 11 days have passed since April 25th, 1997.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1997.
Leap Year: 1997 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on April 25th, 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 861922800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around April 25th, 1997:
March 26th, 1997: 39 "Heaven's Gate" cult members commit suicide in San Diego, California.
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 25th, 1997?
John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on April 25th, 1997 was probably conceived around the 16th of July, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 25th, 1997 is the 2nd of February, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
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.
Die Hard Trilogy - Game based on the Die Hard movie series.
Fade to Black - Action-adventure game.
Quake - A first-person-shooter game.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about April 25th, 1997.
8,626 days have passed since this date.
745,290,000 seconds have passed since the April 25th, 1997.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 869,505,000 times.
Since April 25th, 1997, earth has travelled approximately 384,569,640,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 124,215,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 64,094,940 steps. That's about 28,487 miles!
Since this date, 8,943,480 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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