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Friday 17 January 1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jake Paul and Jack Vidgen. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, Marci Shimoff was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Odoru daisosasen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DarkEden or F-22: Air Dominance Fighter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Daylight

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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 17 January 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • NBA suspends Dennis Rodman indefinitely, fines him $25,000 for kicking cameraman.
  • A Delta 2 carrying a GPS2R satellite explodes 13 seconds after launch, dropping 250 tons of burning rocket remains around the launch pad.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.362
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bill Gates -- Jan. 13, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9568

Books

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

Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, Marci Shimoff

This book has insight On Love, Attitude and Self- Esteem, Overcoming Obsticles, On Marriage, On Motherhood, those Special Moments, Living Your Dream, On Aging, Higher Wisdom and Across the Generations.

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A Reporter's Life

By: Walter Cronkite

"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR."--The Wall Street Journal"Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year."--Ann

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The Partner

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

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Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

“A rare and extraordinary book . . . heart-stopping . . . spellbinding.”—San Francisco Chronicle“A page turner that attains the status of literature.”—Newsweek“Finely drawn, full of dark beauty and presentiment.”—New

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dead or Alive

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Tecmo

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Bloody Roar

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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DarkEden

DarkEden

Platform: Windows 98/ME/2K/XP

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: SOFTON Entertainment

Earth 2140

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: EU TopWare Interactive; NA Interplay Entertainment

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F-22: Air Dominance Fighter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Infogrames

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