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Thursday 2 October 1997

1997-10-02

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to 4 Seasons Of Loneliness by Boyz II Men. In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits. Boogie Nights, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Diana: Her True Story by Andrew Morton was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Boogie Nights

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds

Country: United States

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Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mhe, Arno Frisch

Country: United States

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Gattaca

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law

Country: United States

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The Ice Storm

Directed by: Ang Lee

Starring: Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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L.A. Confidential

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Science Court

Starring: Jennifer Harrison, H. Jon Benjamin, Bill Braudis, Micaela Hebert

Country: United States

The New Batman Adventures

Written by: Bob Kane

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States

Between Brothers

Written by: Barry O'Brien, Cheryl Alu

Starring: Kadeem Hardison, Dondre Whitfield, Kelly Perine, Rachael Crawford

Country: United States

Austin Stories

Written by: James Jones

Starring: Laura House, Howard Kremer, Brad 'Chip' Pope, Andy Brown

Country: United States

South Park

Written by: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden

Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, April Stewart

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Hana Sugisaki: Japanese actress.
  • Joseph Baena: American child of noted parent, his father is Arnold Schwarzenegger and his mother is Mildred Baena, who was housekeeper to the Shriver-Schwarzenegger household.
See other famous people born on 02 October
Facts:
  • One million men gather for Promise Keepers' ampquotStand in the Gapampquot event in Washington, DC.
  • Loomis Fargo Bank Robbery: The second largest cash robbery in U.S. history ($17.3 million, mostly in small bills) occurs at the Charlotte, North Carolina office of Wells Fargo. An FBI investigation eventually results in 24 convictions and the recovery of approximately 95% of the stolen cash.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1997?

  • Life: Babies Behind Bars
  • Time: Photo of Dr. Keith Black from OUTLINE
  • Esquire

Books

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

Diana: Her True Story

By: Andrew Morton

One of the world's best-known biographers, Andrew Morton is a leading authority on modern celebrity, and one of the finest investigative writers of our age. His ground-breaking and controversial biography, Diana: Her True Story changed the public's perception of the ...

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Diana: Her New Life

By: Andrew Morton

The publication in 1992 of Andrew Morton's Diana: Her True Story shook the British Royal family to its very foundations. Initially greeted with disbelief, as time passed, it became clear that the book was, as its title claimed, Diana's true ...

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The Best Laid Plans

By: Sidney Sheldon

He wanted power. Oliver Russell is fated to rise to the pinnacle of power, the office of President of the United States. She wanted revenge. Leslie Stewart is his betrayed fiancee, a woman dedicated to a single purpose-the downfall of ...

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Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

By: John Gra

Subtitle: ?€œThe Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex?€?. (H, HarperCollins)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Bugs

Platform: Windows, MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Car & Driver Presents: Grand Tour Racing '98

Car & Driver Presents: Grand Tour Racing '98

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Activision; EU Ocean Software; [[Template:Country data FR|FR]] Infogrames; JP Atlus

Doom 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

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Fallout

Platform: MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, OS X

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Gloom 3

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Guildhall

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