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Wednesday 6 August 1997

1997-08-06

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Cop Land, directed by James Mangold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... And It's All Small Stuff by Richard Carlson was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Cop Land

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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Spawn

Directed by: Mark A.Z. Dipp

Starring: John Leguizamo, Michael Jai White, Martin Sheen

Country: United States

Good Burger

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Starring: Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, Sinbad

Country: United States

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Air Force One

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

Country: United States

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Operation Condor

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Eva Cobo

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Rummel & Rabalder

Starring: Ivan Mathias Petersson

Country: Sweden

Oz

Written by: Tom Fontana

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

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
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Facts:
  • NHL Nashville Tenn names Barry Trotz as its 1st coach
  • Korean Air Flight 801, a Boeing 747-300, crashes into the jungle on Guam on approach to airport, killing 228.
  • At the Macworld Expo, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates announce a five-year alliance of Apple Computer with Microsoft. Terms include: cross-licensing of existing patents plus new patents over the next five years, Microsoft will release Office for Macintosh over next five years, Apple will make Internet Explorer the default browser on all shipping Macintosh systems, Apple and Microsoft will collaborate on Java compatibility, Microsoft will invest US$150 million in Apple stock and hold it for at least

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Mormons, Inc. Photograph of the Salt Lake Temple, the Church Jesus Christ Latterday Saints, Sal
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9598
  • Life: The Healing Power Of Touch

Books

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

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... And It's All Small Stuff

By: Richard Carlson

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff...and It's All Small Stuff is a book that tells you how to keep from letting the little things in life drive you crazy.

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Songs in Ordinary Time

By: Mary McGarry Morris

It's the summer of 1960 in Atkinson, Vermont. Maria Fermoyle is a strong but vulnerable divorced woman whose loneliness and ambition for her children make her easy prey for dangerous con man Omar Duvall.

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Finding the Dream

By: Nora Roberts

In the final novel of Nora Roberts’s Dream Trilogy, Laura struggles to mend a broken heart and broken family—until someone from her past makes all of her dreams come true…Laura Templeton found out the hard way that nothing in life ...

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The Third Twin

By: Ken Follett

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERUsing a restricted FBI database, genetic researcher Jeanie Ferrami has located identical twins born to different mothers. Frightened by her bizarre discovery, she is determined to discover the truth at any cost—until she finds herself at the ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beatmania

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Konami

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Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation OS X (Remastered) iOS (Remastered) Android (Remastered)

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror Microsoft Windows Virgin Interactive PlayStation EU SCEE NA Crave Entertainment Remastered Microsoft Windows & OS X Kalypso Media iOS & Android Revolution Software;

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Championship Manager: Season 97/98

Championship Manager: Season 97/98

Platform: PC

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Croc: Legend of the Gobbos

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Color

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP MediaQuest

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Extreme-G

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: futuristic racing

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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