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Tuesday 1 July 1997

1997-07-01

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK Mmm Bop by Hanson was in the top 5 hits. Men in Black, directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Just As I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham by Billy Graham was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Men in Black

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino

Country: United States

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Face/Off

Directed by: John Woo

Starring: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen

Country: United States

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My Best Friend's Wedding

Directed by: P.J. Hogan

Starring: Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Hercules

Directed by: Ron Clements

Starring: Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, James Woods

Country: United States

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Batman & Robin

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Beach Boys

Starring: Takashi Sorimachi, Yutaka Takenouchi, Ryôko Hirosue, Izumi Inamori

Country: Japan

Loriot

Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Evelyn Hamann, Heinz Meier, Heiner Schmidt

Country: Germany

Herman Enciclopédia

Starring: Herman José

Country: Portugal

Varan-TV

Starring: Anders Andersson

Country: Sweden

Zoo TV: The Television Series

Starring: Lisa Shock

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Giovanna Santo Pietro: American noted family, the son of TV personality Vanna White and her husband, George Santo Pietro, 7.6 lbs.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Nevada Athletic Commission suspends Mike Tyson for biting Holyfield
  • STS 94 (Columbia 23) launches into orbit
  • UK returns Hong Kong to China
  • The People's Republic of China resumes sovereignty over the city-state of Hong Kong, ending 156 years of British colonial rule.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Just As I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham

By: Billy Graham

Hailed as "the world's preacher," Billy Graham has enjoyed a career that has spanned six decades and his ministry of faith has touched the hearts and souls of millions.

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Into Thin Air

By: Jon Krakauer

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

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The Partner

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

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Plum Island

By: Nelson DeMille

The hair-raising suspense of The General's Daughter... the wry wit of The Gold Coast...this is vintage Nelson DeMille at the peak of his originality and the height of his powers...Wounded

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crusader: Adventure Out of Time

Crusader: Adventure Out of Time

Platform: Windows Mac OS X

Genre: Historical adventure

Publisher: Europress

The Day the World Broke

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure, puzzle

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Interactive

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DemonStar

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mountain King Studios

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Grant, Lee, Sherman: Civil War Generals 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Backyard Sports

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Sports

Publisher: GT Interactive

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