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Monday 21 April 1997

1997-04-21

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, directed by David Mirkin, 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 months ?

Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Directed by: David Mirkin

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo

Country: United States

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Grosse Pointe Blank

Directed by: George Armitage

Starring: John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Zoo TV: The Television Series

Starring: Lisa Shock

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 April 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
  • Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Ashes of Timothy Leary and Gene Roddenberry launched into orbit
  • 101st Boston Marathon won by Lameck Aguta of Kenya in 2:10:34.
  • A Pegasus rocket carries the remains of 24 people into earth orbit, in the first space burial.
  • Haouch Khemisti massacre: 93 villagers are killed in Algeria.
  • A 126-day hostage crisis at the residence of the Japanese ambassador in Lima, Peru, ends after government commandos storm and capture the building, rescuing 71 hostages. One hostage dies of a heart attack, 2 soldiers are killed by rebel fire, and all 14 Tupac Amaru rebels are slain.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America's 25 Most Influential People -- Apr. 21, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9583
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.375

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 Ranch

By: Danielle Steel

In her 39th best-selling novel, Danielle Steel brings to life the story of three women, old roommates from college, who come together after twenty years, one summer at The Ranch.They

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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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8 Weeks to Optimum Health

By: Andrew Weil

Now expanded and updated–the #1 New York Times bestselling book in which one of America’s most brilliant doctors shares his famous program for improving and protecting your healthEight Weeks to Optimum Health lays out Dr.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Carmen Sandiego's Great Chase Through Time

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Educational, adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund Software (1997–1999) The Learning Company (1999–present)

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Duckman: The Graphic Adventures of a Private Dick

Duckman: The Graphic Adventures of a Private Dick

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Playmates Interactive Entertainment

Fighting Force

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows Nintendo 64 PlayStation Network

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Eidos Interactive (PS, Win) Crave Entertainment (N64)

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EA Sports NASCAR

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo Gamecube, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Microsoft Windows

Genre: NASCAR, Auto racing, Sim racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts, EA Sports

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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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