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Friday 12 December 1997

1997-12-12

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh! by Teletubbies was in the top 5 hits. As Good as It Gets, directed by James L. Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

As Good as It Gets

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

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Tomorrow Never Dies

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce, Michelle Yeoh

Country: United States

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Titanic

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane

Country: United States

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Home Alone 3

Directed by: Raja Gosnell

Starring: Alex D. Linz, Olek Krupa, Rya Kihlstedt

Country: United States

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The Postman

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Larenz Tate

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

I'm Alan Partridge

Starring: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Country: United Kingdom

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The Atheist Experience

Starring: Matt Dillahunty, Tracie Harris

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Florida releases Alex Arias, the last original Marlin
  • Red Sox sign Pedro Martinez to record 6 year $69 million contract
  • TWA 800 hearings end
  • Federal judge sentences Autumn Jackson, who claims to be Bill Cosby's daughter, to 26 months for trying to extort US$40 million from him.
  • SWAT team shoots John E Armstrong in Florida, freeing two young hostages.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.409
  • Time: Needlework illustration depicting cars driving into small town
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9616

Books

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

The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass

By: Stephen King

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba The fourth volume in the brilliant Dark Tower Series is “splendidly tense…rip-roaring” (Publishers Weekly)—a #1 national bestseller about an epic quest to save the universe.In

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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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The Ghost

By: Danielle Steel

With a wife he loves and an exciting London-based career, architect Charles Waterston's life seems in perfect balance. Nothing in his comfortable existence prepares him for the sudden end to his ten-year marriage—or his unwanted transfer to his firm's New ...

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Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II offers more inspiring stories to help you master the game we call life. Today's teens have ever more issues and social pressures to juggle than young adults just 20 years ago.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chameleon Twist

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Darklight Conflict

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, Saturn, Windows

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Dragon Ball GT: Final Bout Dragon Ball: Final Bout

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: NA Atari (reprint)

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Gokujou Parodius

Platform: Arcade (medal game)

Genre: Solitary

Publisher: Konami

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Doraemon 2: SOS! Otogi no Kuni

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: Epoch Co.

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