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Wednesday 12 November 1997

1997-11-12

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Barbie Girl by Aqua was in the top 5 hits. The Jackal, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Diana: Her True Story, In Her Own Words by Andrew Morton was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Jackal

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier

Country: United States

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Anastasia

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd

Country: United States

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Starship Troopers

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer

Country: United States

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Different from the Others

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Leo Connard, Ilse von Tasso-Lind

Country: United States

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Bean

Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills

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

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Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Dick Vitale signs with ESPN through year 2004
  • Pedro Martinez wins NL Cy Young Award
  • Ramzi Yousef is found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

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Books

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

Diana: Her True Story, In Her Own Words

By: Andrew Morton

One of the world's best-known biographers, Andrew Morton is a leading authority on modern celebrity, and one of the finest investigative writers of our age. His ground-breaking and controversial biography, Diana: Her True Story changed the public's perception of the ...

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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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The MacGregor Brides

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Nora Roberts enchants again with this beloved classic about the passionate and headstrong MacGregor family.Daniel MacGregor is at it again.At

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Violin

By: Anne Rice

In the grand manner of Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice's new novel moves across time and the continents, from nineteenth-century Vienna to a St. Charles Greek Revival mansion in present-day New Orleans to dazzling capitals of the modern-day world, ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Automobili Lamborghini

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Titus Software; EU Titus Software

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Chameleon Twist

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Dark Earth

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action/Adventure

Publisher: MicroProse

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The Forgotten Realms Archives

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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G-Darius

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP CyberFront; JP MediaKite; JP Sourcenext; NA/EU THQ

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