June 30th, 1997

June 30th, 1997, fell on a Monday. It was day 181 of 1997. The decade was the 1990s.

23 years, 2 months and 19 days have passed since June 30th, 1997.


On This Date

Events that occurred on June 30th, 1997:

  • The first Harry Potter book is published.


Music Singles

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

  • United States: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans
  • United Kingdom: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Face/Off" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is June 30th, 1997 and it's a Monday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. The song I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom.

Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Face/Off is at the top of the Box Office. 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 "X-Men", "Frasier", "Pinky and the Brain" and "3rd Rock from the Sun".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fade to Black", "Tomb Raider", "Diablo" and "Castlevania: Symphony of the Night". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Sister, Sister", "Goosebumps", "Moesha" and "Blue's Clues". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Jenga", "Yo-yo", "PlayStation (PS1)" and "Bop It".


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 June 30th, 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, 2 months and 19 days have passed since June 30th, 1997.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 1997.
  • Leap Year: 1997 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 30th, 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 867625200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around June 30th, 1997:

  • June 6th, 1997: The movie Con Air (1997) is released.
  • June 6th, 1997: 1997 Irish general election: Fianna Fail form a new government after winning 68 seats.
  • June 13th, 1997: The Chicago Bulls win the 1997 NBA Finals after they defeat the Utah Jazz 4-2.
  • June 13th, 1997: Timothy McVeigh is sentenced to death for his role in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
  • June 16th, 1997: Will Smith releases his song "Men in Black".
  • June 19th, 1997: UK politics: John Major formally steps down as leader of the Conservative Party.
  • June 20th, 1997: Batman & Robin (1997), starring George Clooney, is released in cinemas.
  • June 26th, 1997: J. K. Rowling publishes her first Harry Potter book: "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.".
  • June 27th, 1997: The Disney movie Hercules (1997) is released.
  • June 27th, 1997: The movie Face/Off (1997) is released.
  • July 1st, 1997: Hong Kong is handed back to China.
  • July 2nd, 1997: Men in Black (1997) is released.
  • July 11th, 1997: The film Contact (1997) is released.
  • July 15th, 1997: Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace is shot dead by Andrew Cunanan.
  • July 25th, 1997: Air Force One (1997) is released.
  • July 25th, 1997: The Nickelodeon movie Good Burger (1997) is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 30th, 1997, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually .
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1997 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: June 30th, 1997 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

Television Shows

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

  • 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.
  • JAG - TV series about the military's Judge Advocate General division.
  • 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.

"The Angry Beavers" - "Smart Guy" - "Pokemon" - "Teletubbies" - "Daria" - "Hey Arnold!" - "Arthur" - "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" - "Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm" - "Blue's Clues" - "7th Heaven" - "Kenan & Kel" - "Moesha" - "Goosebumps" - "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"


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

Celebrity Birthdays

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


Weather

Weather information for June 30th, 1997:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.7 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 75.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 24.39 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.61 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

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

Video Games

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

  • Carmageddon - Vehicle combat game that was originally released for MS-DOS.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about June 30th, 1997.

  • 8,482 days have passed since this date.
  • 732,844,800 seconds have passed since the June 30th, 1997.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 854,985,600 times.
  • Since June 30th, 1997, earth has travelled approximately 378,147,916,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 122,140,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 63,024,653 steps. That's about 28,011 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,794,138 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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