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Monday 24 February 1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lauren Bonnell and Jacy Jordan. 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. On TV people were watching Jai Hanuman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chō Jikū Yōsai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka or Cleopatra Fortune.
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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 ?

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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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 February 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • South Africa announces it is constructing largest modern day blimp.
  • Deng Xiaoping, leader of China, cremated (died February 19th).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Digital photomontage by Arthur Hochstein. Gold bar from COMSTOK Inc. Background photograph by Lieut.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9575
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9574

Books

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

The Runaway Jury

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

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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 ?

Chō Jikū Yōsai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka

Chō Jikū Yōsai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation, PlayStation 3

Genre: Action Sci-Fi Shooter

Publisher: Bandai

Chopper Attack

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

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Cleopatra Fortune

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Dreamcast, mobile phones

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Taito Altron (PlayStation and Dreamcast ports)

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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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Front Mission Alternative

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square

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