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Monday 27 October 1997

1997-10-27

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Different from the Others, directed by Richard Oswald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Royals by Kitty Kelle 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 ?

Different from the Others

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Leo Connard, Ilse von Tasso-Lind

Country: United States

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Bean

Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills

Country: United States

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I Know What You Did Last Summer

Directed by: Jim Gillespie

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

Country: United States

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The Devil's Advocate

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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Boogie Nights

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds

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 27 October 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 27 October
Facts:
  • Dow Jones crashes record 554 pts to 7161
  • Intel Corp buys Digital Equipment for $700 million
  • Microsoft argues it should be free from government interference
  • US releases a redesigned $50 bill
  • October 27, 1997 mini-crash: Stock markets around the world crash because of fears of a global economic meltdown. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummets 554.26 points to 7,161.15.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Painted sculpture of child with body in shape of letter A in front of schoolhouse; Inset: Chinese l
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9610
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.402

Books

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

The Royals

By: Kitty Kelle

Updated account of the British Royal family. (H, Grand Central Publishing)

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The MacGregor Brides

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Nora Roberts enchants again with this beloved classic about the passionate and headstrong MacGregor family.Daniel MacGregor is at it again.At

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Diana: Her True Story

By: Andrew Morton

HER LIFE HAS SEEMED LIKE A FAIRY-TALE COME TRUE...yet the shocking truth is that for Diana, Princess of Wales, life has been far from perfect. Written with the cooperation and support of members of Diana's family and her closest friends, ...

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Flood Tide

By: Clive Cussler

AN UNDERWATER GRAVEYARD IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST...A MYSTERIOUS SEAPORT IN THE LOUISIANA BAYOUS...A DIABOLICAL PLOT TO DESTROY AMERICA! When NUMA agent DIRK PITT® rescues a beautiful undercover agent in a daring underwater operation at Orion Lake, just north of Seattle, ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AeroGauge

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ASCII Entertainment

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Arkanoid: Doh It Again

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Breakout

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DarkEden

DarkEden

Platform: Windows 98/ME/2K/XP

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: SOFTON Entertainment

Einhänder

Einhänder

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Scrolling shooter

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

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: 3D fighting

Publisher: LucasArts


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