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Monday 17 March 1997

1997-03-17

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. In UK Don't Speak by No Doubt was in the top 5 hits. Liar Liar, directed by Tom Shadyac, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Partner by John Grisham 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 30 days ?

Liar Liar

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper

Country: United States

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Crash

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Spader, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas

Country: United States

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Donnie Brasco

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

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Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love

Directed by: Mira Nair

Starring: Naveen Andrews, Sarita Choudhury, Indira Varma

Country: United States

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Lost Highway

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Spy Game

Written by: Sam Raimi, John McNamara, Ivan Raimi

Starring: Linden Ashby, Allison Smith, Bruce McCarty

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 March 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average removes Westinghouse Electric, Texaco Incorporated, Bethlehem Steel, and Woolworth from its index, replacing them with Travelers Group, Hewlett-Packard Company, Johnson & Johnson, and Wal-Mart Stores Incorporated.
  • CNN begins Spanish broadcasts.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: College Tuition -- Mar. 17, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9578
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.370

Books

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

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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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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Stones From the River

By: Ursula Hegi

From the acclaimed author of Floating in My Mother’s Palm and Children and Fire, a stunning story about ordinary people living in extraordinary times—“epic, daring, magnificent, the product of a defining and mesmerizing vision” (Los Angeles Times).Trudi

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Murder in Brentwood

By: Mark Fuhrman

For audiences of the popular FX television series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, based on Jeffrey Toobin's The Run of His Life and starring Cuba Gooding, Jr.,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Atomic Bomberman

Platform: Windows

Genre: Arcade game, Maze

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Beach Festival World Championship 1997

Beach Festival World Championship 1997

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Volleyball

Publisher: Comad

The Feeble Files

Platform: Amiga WarpOS Mac PC (Windows)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Adventure Soft, Bomico, Idigicon, Infogrames

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Moto Racer

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse

Platform: PC (MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks Software

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