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Wednesday 31 December 1997

1997-12-31

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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.
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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 31 December 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Intel cuts price of Pentium II-233 MHz from $401 to $268
  • Marv Levy, retires as coach of Buffalo Bills
  • More Swedes died than were born in 1997, 1st time since 1809
  • Microsoft buys Hotmail e-mail service.
  • South African and American surgeons separate Zambian Siamese twins joined at the head.

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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

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II offers more inspiring stories to help you master the game we call life. Today's teens have ever more issues and social pressures to juggle than young adults just 20 years ago.

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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 ?

Bloody Roar

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Dark Reign: The Future of War

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 (Redux)

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Activision

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Ecstatica II

Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Fighting Bujutsu

Fighting Bujutsu

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 3D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Konami

Star Wars: Yoda Stories

Platform: Game Boy Color, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: LucasArts

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