MAY 19, 1997 |


MAY 19, 1997

AT THE MOVIES, Bruce Willis (left) keeps Luc Besson’s sci-fi smorgasbord The Fifth Element at the top of the box office. ON TV, part 2 of NBC’s miniseries The Odyssey is the week’s most-watched program. IN MUSIC, country crooner George Strait makes a rare appearance at No. 1 on the Billboard pop album chart with Carrying Your Love With Me. AND IN THE NEWS, as the trial of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh enters its fourth week, experts testify that explosives residue was found on the clothes of the accused terrorist. He was later convicted, and executed on June 11, 2001.