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Saturday 5 July 1997

1997-07-05

It was Saturday, 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. Contact, directed by Robert Zemeckis, 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 ?

Contact

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Oz

Written by: Tom Fontana

Starring: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

Country: United States

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Zoo TV: The Television Series

Starring: Lisa Shock

Country: United States

Spy Game

Written by: Sam Raimi, John McNamara, Ivan Raimi

Starring: Linden Ashby, Allison Smith, Bruce McCarty

Country: United States

Brass Eye

Starring: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Country: United Kingdom

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Fortean TV

Starring: Lionel Fanthorpe

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 July 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
  • Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 104th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Martina Hingis beats Jana Novotna
  • New York Yanks withdraw Kenny Rogers and Mariano Duncon deal for SD Padre

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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 ?

AirCars

AirCars

Platform: Atari Jaguar

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: ICD, Inc.

Arkanoid Returns

Platform: Arcade Game, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Breakout

Publisher: Taito Corporation

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CART World Series

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: SCEA

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Ecstatica II

Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Deer Hunter

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Color, Mobile phone, BlackBerry, iOS, Android

Publisher: Previous publishers: WizardWorks Software, MacSoft, Sorrent (now Glu Mobile), Vatical Entertainment

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