August 4th, 1997, fell on a Monday. It was day 216 of 1997. The decade was the 1990s.
23 years, 8 months and 19 days have passed since August 4th, 1997.
Born On This Date
People who were born on this exact date:
Born on this exact date: Amber Gill: Love Island winner.
August 4th, 1997 relates to an event in a movie, book, game or television series:
Terminator 2 (1991) - This is the exact date that Skynet goes online.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 4th, 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
Which movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Air Force One" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is August 4th, 1997 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. 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 Air Force One is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister.
In fashion, bright and metallic colors are all the rage. A contrast with the darker "grunge" colors that were popular at the beginning of the 1990s. Women are wearing maxi skirts, bell bottoms, knee boots, crop tops, tube tops, slip dresses, maxi coats and platform shoes. Meanwhile, a lot of men have ditched their grunge and skater clothes in favor of sporting a more "dressy casual" look. Shorter hair on men is also becoming more popular. 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper", "Walker, Texas Ranger", "Friends" and "JAG".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall", "Wipeout 2097", "Tomb Raider" and "Theme Hospital". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Home Improvement", "Sweet Valley High", "Hang Time" and "Arthur". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Yo-yo", "PlayStation (PS1)", "Tamagotchi" 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 August 4th, 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, 8 months and 19 days have passed since August 4th, 1997.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 1997.
Leap Year: 1997 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on August 4th, 1997, will be 23 years of age.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 4th of August:
August Bank Holiday (Ireland)
Weather information for August 4th, 1997:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.4 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 69.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.94 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
London, England: Temperature: 18.44 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.
Who was the US President on August 4th, 1997?
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 4th, 1997?
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on August 4th, 1997 was probably conceived around the 25th of October, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 4th, 1997 is the 14th of May, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about August 4th, 1997.
8,663 days have passed since this date.
748,483,200 seconds have passed since the August 4th, 1997.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 873,230,400 times.
Since August 4th, 1997, earth has travelled approximately 386,217,331,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 124,747,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 64,369,555 steps. That's about 28,609 miles!
Since this date, 8,981,798 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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