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Sunday 23 February 1997

1997-02-23

It was Sunday, 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 Runaway Jury by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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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 23 February 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
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Facts:
  • American Express Senior Golf Invitational
  • Scientists in Scotland announced they succeeded in cloning an adult mammal, producing a lamb named Dolly
  • Tucson Chrysler Golf Classic
  • Jeff Sluman wins Tucson Golf Classic.
  • Ali Abu Kamal opens fire in Empire State Building and kills one.

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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 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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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 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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The English Patient

By: Michael Ondaatje

With unsettling beauty and intelligence, Michael Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives in an abandoned Italian villa at the end of World War II.The

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alundra

Platform: PlayStation PlayStation Network

Genre: Action-adventure / Action RPG

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA Working Designs; EU Psygnosis

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Arkanoid Returns

Platform: Arcade Game, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Breakout

Publisher: Taito Corporation

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Asmodeus

Asmodeus

Platform: DOS

Genre: Action-adventure, Roleplaying video game

Publisher: Vochozka Trading

Famista 64

Famista 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Namco

Flesh Feast

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: SegaSoft

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