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Sunday 16 February 1997

1997-02-16

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits. Lost Highway, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton 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 ?

Lost Highway

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius

Country: United States

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Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

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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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom

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Monkey Business

Starring: Mike Colbourne

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
Famous Birthdays:
  • Neil Ibata: Son of Rodrigo Ibata, english-bolivian astrophysician who married a French woman, Neil became famous aged 15 when his article was published in "Nature" after his extraordinary discovery in Andromeda Galaxy.
  • Charlie Green: Pop Singer.
  • Brenden Hopkins: Vine Star.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • GTE Suncoast Senior Golf Classic
  • Paul Stankowski wins Hawaiian Golf Open.
  • At age 25, Jeff Gordon is youngest winner in Daytona 500 history.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.366
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11215
  • Time: All images copyright Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. (Luke Skywalker by Ralph Nelson Jr.; C-3PO

Books

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

The Book of Ruth

By: Jane Hamilton

Winner of the 1989 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for best first novel, this exquisite book confronts real-life issues of alienation and violence from which the author creates a stunning testament to the human capacity for mercy, compassion and love.

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Simple Abundance

By: Sarah Ban Breathnach

With the grace of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's Gift from the Sea and the wisdom of M. Scott Peck's The Road Less Traveled, Simple Abundance is a book of 366 evocative essays-one for every day of your year-written for women who ...

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The Rules

By: Ellen Fein, Sherrie Schneider

For the first time in one volume--in a special oversized format--comes "The Rules" and "The Rules II," the phenomenal bestsellers that captured the interest of millions of readers in search of Mr.

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The Runaway Jury

By: John Grisham

Every jury has a leader, and the verdict belongs to him. In Biloxi, Mississippi, a landmark tobacco trial with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake beginsroutinely, then swerves mysteriously off course.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Broken Helix

Broken Helix

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

Crusader: Adventure Out of Time

Crusader: Adventure Out of Time

Platform: Windows Mac OS X

Genre: Historical adventure

Publisher: Europress

DarkEden

DarkEden

Platform: Windows 98/ME/2K/XP

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: SOFTON Entertainment

Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders

Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Sega

V-Rally

Platform: PlayStation, Windows, Game Boy, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames Electronic Arts Spike Ocean Software Atari

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