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Monday 29 December 1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dylan Lee and Nudah . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits. Pi, directed by Darren Aronofsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Charlie Horse Music Pizza. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Achaea, Dreams of Divine Lands or Cookie and Bibi 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Pi

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman

Country: United States

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Angel

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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Jackie Brown

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster

Country: United States

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As Good as It Gets

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

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Tomorrow Never Dies

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce, Michelle Yeoh

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Charlie Horse Music Pizza

Starring: Shari Lewis, Dom DeLuise, Wezley Morris, Doug Cameron

Country: United States

La mujer de mi vida

Starring: Natalia Streignard, Mario Cimarro, Lorena Meritano, Anna Silvetti

Country: United States

City Confidential

Starring: Paul Winfield, Keith David

Country: United States

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Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Starring: Louis Theroux

Country: United States

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Body Story

Starring: James Nesbitt

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dylan Lee: American noted family, son of Pamela Anderson and her husband Tommy Lee.
  • Nudah : YouTube Star.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Orville Lynn Majors, 36, arrested for many deaths under his care
  • Carquest Bowl 8: Georgia Tech beats West Virginia, 35-30.
  • Russia signs agreement to build a US$3 billion nuclear power plant in China.
  • Hong Kong begins to kill all the chickens within its territory (1.25 million) to stop the spread of a potentially deadly influenza strain.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Andrew Grove, Man of the Year -- Dec. 29, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9619
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.411412

Books

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

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to ...

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Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger

Being a teen is hard - but you are not alone. This book is filled with stories that will make you laugh and make you cry.

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Joy of Cooking

By: Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker and Ethan Becker

The bestselling Joy of Cooking—the book Julia Child called “a fundamental resource for any American cook”—now in a revised and updated 75th Anniversary edition, which restores the voice of the original authors and many of the most beloved recipes from ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Achaea, Dreams of Divine Lands

Achaea, Dreams of Divine Lands

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: Iron Realms Entertainment

Africa Trail

Platform: Mac OS, Windows

Genre: Adventure, Educational, Simulation, Sports

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Armored Core

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, third-person shooter, mecha simulation

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

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B.C. Story

B.C. Story

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: SemiCom

Cookie and Bibi 3

Cookie and Bibi 3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Semicom


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