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Sunday 31 August 1997

1997-08-31

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Mo Money, Mo Problems by The Notorious B.I.G.. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Cause of Death by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Event Horizon

Directed by: Paul Anderson

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan

Country: United States

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Cop Land

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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Spawn

Directed by: Mark A.Z. Dipp

Starring: John Leguizamo, Michael Jai White, Martin Sheen

Country: United States

Good Burger

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Starring: Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, Sinbad

Country: United States

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Air Force One

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Incredible Story Studio

Written by: Robert de Lint, Virginia Thompson

Starring: Sabryn Rock, Laura Solilo, Greg Ochitwa, Ken Spencer

Country: Canada

Electric Playground

Starring: Victor Lucas, Jose Sanchez, Shaun Hatton, Briana McIvor

Country: Canada

The Adventures of Lano & Woodley

Written by: Colin Lane, Frank Woodley

Starring: Colin Lane, Frank Woodley

Country: Australia

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South Park

Written by: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden

Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, April Stewart

Country: United States

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Rummel & Rabalder

Starring: Ivan Mathias Petersson

Country: Sweden

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Gin Game, closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 144 performances
  • Last episode of Rolanda airs
  • Pittsburgh Senior Golf Classic
  • Scott Hoch wins Greater Milwaukee Golf Open with a 268

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Death of Privacy -- Aug. 25, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9601
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.393394

Books

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

Cause of Death

By: Patricia Cornwell

Dr. Kay Scarpetta plunges into the murky depths of a ship graveyard to recover the very human remains of Ted Eddings, an investigative reporter. Together with her niece Lucy and police captain Pete Marino, Scarpetta will follow the scents of ...

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The Laws of Our Fathers

By: Scott Turow

In Kindle County, a woman is killed in an apparent random drive-by shooting. The woman turns out to be the ex-wife of a prominent state senator and an old acquaintance of Judge Sonia Klonsky, on whose desk the case lands.

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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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Executive Orders

By: Tom Clanc

Jack Ryan reluctantly occupies the Oval Office. (P, Berkley)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok

Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok

Platform: Mac OS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Fox Interactive

Beasts and Bumpkins

Beasts and Bumpkins

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy Simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Chasm: The Rift

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software, WizardWorks Software, Megamedia Corp.

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GoldenEye 007

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: First-person shooter, stealth

Publisher: Nintendo

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Grandia

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP ESP Software; NA SCEA; EU Ubisoft; PAL Game Arts (PSN)

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