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Wednesday 30 April 1997

1997-04-30

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.. 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 Rapture of Canaan by Sheri Reynolds was one of the best selling books.
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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 30 April 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
  • LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
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Facts:
  • London Assurance, opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • 42 million watch Ellen admit she is gay
  • Atlanta Braves win record 19 games in April
  • Big Ben stops at 12:11pm for 54 minutes
  • Tino Martinez hits record 34 RBIs in April

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: What's Wrong With the FBI? -- Apr. 28, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9584
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.376

Books

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

The Rapture of Canaan

By: Sheri Reynolds

At the Church of Fire and Brimstone and Gods Almighty Baptizing Wind, Grandpa Herman makes the rules for everyone, and everyone obeys, or else. Try as she might, Ninah hasn't succeeded in resisting temptation her prayer partner, James and finds ...

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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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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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Pretend You Don'T See Her

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Pretend You Don't See Her is the story of Lacey Farrell, a rising star on Manhattan's high-powered real estate scene. Lacey becomes the witness to a murder and hears the dying words of the victim, a woman who is convinced ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bravo Air Race

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

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BS Tantei Club: Yuki ni Kieta Kako

BS Tantei Club: Yuki ni Kieta Kako

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Dark Earth

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action/Adventure

Publisher: MicroProse

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Dungeon Keeper

Platform: DOS, Windows 95

Genre: Real-time strategy, god game, dungeon management game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Flying Dragon

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting, role-playing video game

Publisher: Culture Brain Natsume

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