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Saturday 26 April 1997

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, directed by Jay Roach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Partner by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Loriot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing AirCars or BS Tantei Club: Yuki ni Kieta Kako.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York

Country: United States

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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Directed by: David Mirkin

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo

Country: United States

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Grosse Pointe Blank

Directed by: George Armitage

Starring: John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd

Country: United States

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Liar Liar

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper

Country: United States

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Crash

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Spader, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas

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 26 April 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Joey Faye: Comic (Fruit of the Loom grapes), dies at 86.
  • Peng Zhen: Mayor of Beijing China (1951-66).
  • Yegorov: Russian leader (1994-95).
Facts:
  • Life, opens at Barrymore Theater, New York City

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.376
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11194
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America's 25 Most Influential People -- Apr. 21, 1997

Books

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

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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The Ranch

By: Danielle Steel

In her 39th best-selling novel, Danielle Steel brings to life the story of three women, old roommates from college, who come together after twenty years, one summer at The Ranch.They

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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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8 Weeks to Optimum Health

By: Andrew Weil

Now expanded and updated–the #1 New York Times bestselling book in which one of America’s most brilliant doctors shares his famous program for improving and protecting your healthEight Weeks to Optimum Health lays out Dr.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AirCars

AirCars

Platform: Atari Jaguar

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: ICD, Inc.

BS Tantei Club: Yuki ni Kieta Kako

BS Tantei Club: Yuki ni Kieta Kako

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Car & Driver Presents: Grand Tour Racing '98

Car & Driver Presents: Grand Tour Racing '98

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Activision; EU Ocean Software; [[Template:Country data FR|FR]] Infogrames; JP Atlus

Dark Reign: The Future of War

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 (Redux)

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Activision

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Dragon Ball GT: Final Bout Dragon Ball: Final Bout

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: NA Atari (reprint)

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