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Wednesday 8 January 1997

1997-01-08

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK 2 Become 1 by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Airframe by Michael Crichton 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 ?

Scream

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Daylight

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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101 Dalmatians

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

Country: United States

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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom

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Monkey Business

Starring: Mike Colbourne

Country: United Kingdom

Beyond Bizarre

Starring: Clint Catalyst, Charles Gatewood, Tim Cridland, John Hartley

Country: United States

Bingo & Molly

Written by: Tom Broadbridge, Alice Donenfeld, Robin Goodrow, Parker Page

Starring: Robin Goodrow, Frank Italiano, Larissa Matheson, Rachel More

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Intel releases the 166 MHz and 200 MHz Pentium processors with MMX multimedia extension instructions. Bus speed is 66 MHz. They incorporate 4.5 million transistors. Performance of the 200 MHz version is 350 MIPS. Code-name during development was P55C. MMX originally stood for "matrix-multiplication extensions".

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Airframe

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop.”—People

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Executive Orders

By: Tom Clancy

The President is dead--and the weight, literally, of the world falls on Jack Ryan's shoulders, in Tom Clancy's newest and most extraordinary novel.I don't know what to do.

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The Christmas Box

By: Richard Paul Evans

A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since

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Silent Honor

By: Danielle Steel

In her 38th bestselling novel, Danielle Steel creates a powerful, moving portrayal of families divided, lives shattered and a nation torn apart by prejudice during a shameful episode in recent American history.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beach Festival World Championship 1997

Beach Festival World Championship 1997

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Volleyball

Publisher: Comad

Blood

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software Atari, Inc. (digital)

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Broken Helix

Broken Helix

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

Cool Boarders 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: JP UEP Systems; NA SCEA; EU SCEE; JP Studio Zan (PSN)

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Galilei ja kadonneet lelut

Galilei ja kadonneet lelut

Platform: Windows


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