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Sunday 14 December 1997

1997-12-14

It was Sunday, 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 Perfect Day by Various Artists 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 Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier 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 14 December 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kurt Winter: Canadian guitarist and songwriter (The Guess Who) (d. 1997).
  • Robert Sutton: electronics engineer, dies at age 82.
  • Owen Barfield: philosopher of language, dies at age 99.
  • Stubby Kaye: Actor (Guys & Dolls, Sweet Charity), dies at 79.
Facts:
  • View From the Bridge, opens at Criterion Theater, New York City
  • Diners Club Senior Golf Match
  • Juli Inkster and Dottie Pepper win LPGA Diners Club Matches.
  • Phoenix Coyotes player Mike Gartner is 5th NHL player to score 700 goals.

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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 ?

Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to ...

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

64 Ōzumō

64 Ōzumō

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports, Fighting

Publisher: Bottom Up

Asmodeus

Asmodeus

Platform: DOS

Genre: Action-adventure, Roleplaying video game

Publisher: Vochozka Trading

Betrayal in Antara

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Dark Colony

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Grand Theft Auto

Platform: MS-DOS; Microsoft Windows; PlayStation; Game Boy Color

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: NA ASC Games; EU Take-Two Interactive; UK BMG Interactive

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