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Saturday 22 February 1997

1997-02-22

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls. In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits. Donnie Brasco, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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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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TV Series

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

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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Monkey Business

Starring: Mike Colbourne

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
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Facts:
  • Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9574
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.367368
  • Time: Inset: photograph Daniel Petrocelli and Fred Goldman for TIME by Jan Sonnenmair-Aurora.

Books

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

The Book of Ruth

By: Jane Hamilton

Winner of the 1989 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for best first novel, this exquisite book confronts real-life issues of alienation and violence from which the author creates a stunning testament to the human capacity for mercy, compassion and love.

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Simple Abundance

By: Sarah Ban Breathnach

With the grace of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's Gift from the Sea and the wisdom of M. Scott Peck's The Road Less Traveled, Simple Abundance is a book of 366 evocative essays-one for every day of your year-written for women who ...

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The Rules

By: Ellen Fein, Sherrie Schneider

For the first time in one volume--in a special oversized format--comes "The Rules" and "The Rules II," the phenomenal bestsellers that captured the interest of millions of readers in search of Mr.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance

Platform: DOS and Windows 95

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Carmen Sandiego Word Detective

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Brøderbund

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Donkey Kong Land III

Platform: Game Boy, Game Boy Color, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

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Dreams to Reality

Platform: Personal computer, PlayStation

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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G-Police

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis SCEE

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