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Tuesday 23 December 1997

1997-12-23

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits. Jackie Brown, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... And It's All Small Stuff by Richard Carlson 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 ?

Jackie Brown

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster

Country: United States

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As Good as It Gets

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

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Tomorrow Never Dies

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce, Michelle Yeoh

Country: United States

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Titanic

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane

Country: United States

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Home Alone 3

Directed by: Raja Gosnell

Starring: Alex D. Linz, Olek Krupa, Rya Kihlstedt

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

I'm Alan Partridge

Starring: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Country: United Kingdom

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
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Facts:
  • Woody Allen, 62 weds Soon-Yi Previn 27, adopted Daughter of Mia Farrow
  • US Agriculture Department estimates it costs $149,820 to raise a child to 18.
  • Chicago Bulls' coach Phil Jackson is quickest to reach 500 wins (682 games).
  • Colorado Avalanche player Jari Kurri is 8th NHL player to score 600 career goals.
  • Terry Nichols found guilty of manslaughter in Oklahoma City bombing.

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Books

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

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... And It's All Small Stuff

By: Richard Carlson

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff...and It's All Small Stuff is a book that tells you how to keep from letting the little things in life drive you crazy.

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to ...

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Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II offers more inspiring stories to help you master the game we call life. Today's teens have ever more issues and social pressures to juggle than young adults just 20 years ago.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Diddy Kong Racing

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Rare

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Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors

Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Publisher: BBC Multimedia

Einhänder

Einhänder

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Square; NA Sony Computer Entertainment; JP Square Enix (PSN)

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Platform: Windows

Grand Theft Auto

Platform: MS-DOS; Microsoft Windows; PlayStation; Game Boy Color

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: NA ASC Games; EU Take-Two Interactive; UK BMG Interactive

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