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Tuesday 21 October 1997

1997-10-21

It was Tuesday, 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 21 October 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
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Facts:
  • Cleveland Marquis Grissom hit in his 15th straight World Series game (streak ends at 15, he is 2nd to Hank Baur with 17)

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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?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hillary Rodham Clinton -- Oct. 20, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9609
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.401

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

One of the world's best-known biographers, Andrew Morton is a leading authority on modern celebrity, and one of the finest investigative writers of our age. His ground-breaking and controversial biography, Diana: Her True Story changed the public's perception of the ...

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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 ?

Jane's 688(I) Hunter/Killer

Jane's 688(I) Hunter/Killer

Platform: Windows

Genre: Submarine simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Blast Corps

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action, puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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Chopper Attack

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

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An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action role-playing, survival horror

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Test Drive Off-Road

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Accolade; EU Eidos Interactive; JP Coconuts Japan

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