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Sunday 19 October 1997

1997-10-19

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Bean, directed by Mel Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Royals by Kitty Kelle 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 ?

Bean

Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills

Country: United States

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I Know What You Did Last Summer

Directed by: Jim Gillespie

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

Country: United States

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The Devil's Advocate

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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Boogie Nights

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds

Country: United States

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Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mhe, Arno Frisch

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Austin Stories

Written by: James Jones

Starring: Laura House, Howard Kremer, Brad 'Chip' Pope, Andy Brown

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 October 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Glen Buxton: American musician who was a guitarist for the Alice Cooper band.
Facts:
  • Annie, closes at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
  • 700th World Series home run (Sandy Alomar, Cleveland Indians)
  • David Duval wins Walt Disney World / Oldsmobile Golf Classic
  • Hyatt Regency Maui Kaanapali Senior Golf Classic

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.401
  • Time: America's fascination with Buddhism. On cover: Brad Pitt from the film 'Seven Years in Tibet.'
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9608

Books

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

The Royals

By: Kitty Kelle

Updated account of the British Royal family. (H, Grand Central Publishing)

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Diana: Her True Story

By: Andrew Morton

The sudden and tragic death of Princess Diana caused the world to reflect on how much this singular woman meant to us all. This new edition of her life story -- which includes Diana's personal recollections in her own words, ...

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A Lesson Before Dying

By: Ernest J. Gaines

A Lesson Before Dying, is set in a small Cajun community in the late 1940s. Jefferson, a young black man, is an unwitting party to a liquor store shoot out in which three men are killed; the only survivor, he ...

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Flood Tide

By: Clive Cussler

AN UNDERWATER GRAVEYARD IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST...A MYSTERIOUS SEAPORT IN THE LOUISIANA BAYOUS...A DIABOLICAL PLOT TO DESTROY AMERICA! When NUMA agent DIRK PITT® rescues a beautiful undercover agent in a daring underwater operation at Orion Lake, just north of Seattle, ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bravo Air Race

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

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Critical Depth

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Car combat

Publisher: GT Interactive

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Dual Heroes

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Hudson Soft Electro Brain

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Galapagos (video game)

Galapagos (video game)

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Action, Simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts (US), Sega (JP)

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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