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Tuesday 6 May 1997

1997-05-06

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. The Fifth Element, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Rapture of Canaan by Sheri Reynolds was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Fifth Element

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman

Country: United States

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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York

Country: United States

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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Directed by: David Mirkin

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo

Country: United States

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Grosse Pointe Blank

Directed by: George Armitage

Starring: John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd

Country: United States

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Liar Liar

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 May 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
  • New Martyr Elias Ardunis
  • Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Army Staff Sgt Delmar Simpson gets 25-year sentence for rape
  • Michael Jackson and Bee Gees inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  • Rick Pitino becomes coach of Boston Celtics.
  • NHL Hartford Whalers become Carolina Hurricanes.
  • The Bank of England is given independence from political control, the most significant change in the bank's 300-year history.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: How We Get Addicted -- May 5, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9585
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.377

Books

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

The Rapture of Canaan

By: Sheri Reynolds

At the Church of Fire and Brimstone and Gods Almighty Baptizing Wind, Grandpa Herman makes the rules for everyone, and everyone obeys, or else. Try as she might, Ninah hasn't succeeded in resisting temptation her prayer partner, James and finds ...

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Angela's Ashes

By: Frank McCourt

A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

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Pretend You Don't See Her

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Pretend You Don't See Her is the story of Lacey Farrell, a rising star on Manhattan's high-powered real estate scene. Lacey becomes the witness to a murder and hears the dying words of the victim, a woman who is convinced ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ark of Time

Platform: DOS, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: International Computer Entertainment Ltd.

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Arkanoid Returns

Platform: Arcade Game, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Breakout

Publisher: Taito Corporation

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Castlevania Legends

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Platform: PlayStation Sega Saturn PlayStation Network Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Platform-adventure, action role-playing

Publisher: Konami

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Flying Dragon

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting, role-playing video game

Publisher: Culture Brain Natsume

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