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Saturday 31 May 1997

1997-05-31

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to MMMbop by Hanson. In UK Lovefool by The Cardigans was in the top 5 hits. Con Air, directed by Simon West, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Just As I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham by Billy Graham was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Con Air

Directed by: Simon West

Starring: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich

Country: United States

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The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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The Fifth Element

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman

Country: United States

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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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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 31 May 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Once Upon a Matress, closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 187 performances
  • Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraqi military escorts on board an UNSCOM helicopter try to physically prevent the UNSCOM pilot from flying the helicopter in the direction of its planned destination, threatening the safety of the aircraft and their crews.
  • Hugo Banzer wins the Presidential elections in Bolivia.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.381
  • Time: Digital illustration by Arthur Hochstein. Iced tea copyright FOODPIX.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9588

Books

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

Just As I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham

By: Billy Graham

Hailed as "the world's preacher," Billy Graham has enjoyed a career that has spanned six decades and his ministry of faith has touched the hearts and souls of millions.

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The Heart of a Woman

By: Maya Angelou

In The Heart of a Woman, Maya Angelou leaves California with her son, Guy, to move to New York. There she enters the society and world of black artists and writers, reads her work at the Harlem Writers Guild, and ...

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

64 Ōzumō

64 Ōzumō

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports, Fighting

Publisher: Bottom Up

Carmen Sandiego Word Detective

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Brøderbund

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Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Heavy Gear

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Activision

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Test Drive Off-Road

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Accolade; EU Eidos Interactive; JP Coconuts Japan

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