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Thursday 31 July 1997

1997-07-31

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Cop Land, directed by James Mangold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Songs in Ordinary Time by Mary McGarry Morris was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

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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Operation Condor

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Eva Cobo

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Rummel & Rabalder

Starring: Ivan Mathias Petersson

Country: Sweden

Oz

Written by: Tom Fontana

Starring: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

Country: United States

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Beach Boys

Starring: Takashi Sorimachi, Yutaka Takenouchi, Ryôko Hirosue, Izumi Inamori

Country: Japan

Loriot

Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Evelyn Hamann, Heinz Meier, Heiner Schmidt

Country: Germany

Herman Enciclopédia

Starring: Herman José

Country: Portugal

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 July 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: The death of Gianni Versace. Inset: alleged serial murderer Andrew Cunanan from the FBI via AP.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9597
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.389

Books

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

Songs in Ordinary Time

By: Mary McGarry Morris

It's the summer of 1960 in Atkinson, Vermont. Maria Fermoyle is a strong but vulnerable divorced woman whose loneliness and ambition for her children make her easy prey for dangerous con man Omar Duvall.

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Special Delivery

By: Danielle Steel

At 59, Jack Watson owns one of the most successful boutiques in Beverly Hills, has two adult children who are the light of his life, and his choice of Hollywood's most beautiful women.

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The Deep End of the Ocean

By: Jacquelyn Mitchard

"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical ...

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Desperation

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem…"I see holes like eyes.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Atomic Bomberman

Platform: Windows

Genre: Arcade game, Maze

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Ballblazer Champions

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, sports

Publisher: NA LucasArts; EU CTO SpA

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Carmen Sandiego Word Detective

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Brøderbund

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Dark Earth

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action/Adventure

Publisher: MicroProse

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Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors

Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Publisher: BBC Multimedia


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