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Tuesday 24 June 1997

1997-06-24

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK Mmm Bop by Hanson was in the top 5 hits. Face/Off, directed by John Woo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer 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 ?

Face/Off

Directed by: John Woo

Starring: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen

Country: United States

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My Best Friend's Wedding

Directed by: P.J. Hogan

Starring: Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Hercules

Directed by: Ron Clements

Starring: Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, James Woods

Country: United States

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Batman & Robin

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell

Country: United States

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Con Air

Directed by: Simon West

Starring: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Zoo TV: The Television Series

Starring: Lisa Shock

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Brian Keith: American movie and TV actor, who appeared in 80 films, versatile enough to portray everything from a homicidal maniac to a burly military man to a kindly parent.
  • Don Hutson: American football player and coach (d. 1997).
Facts:
  • 4-1, Mark McGwire his a 538 foot HR
  • Melissa Drexler, 18, charged with killing her baby during her prom
  • Seat Mariner Randy Johnson strikes out 19 Oakland Athletics but loses

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: 50th anniversary of the the Roswell crash.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9592
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.384

Books

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

Into Thin Air

By: Jon Krakauer

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

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Plum Island

By: Nelson DeMille

The hair-raising suspense of The General's Daughter... the wry wit of The Gold Coast...this is vintage Nelson DeMille at the peak of his originality and the height of his powers...Wounded

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The Partner

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

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Oh

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Carmen Sandiego's Great Chase Through Time

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Educational, adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund Software (1997–1999) The Learning Company (1999–present)

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Castlevania Legends

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

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Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Dark Colony

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: ASCII Corporation


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