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Wednesday 1 January 1997, NewYear’s Day

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nia Lovelis . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Airframe by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Odoru daisosasen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing G-Nome or A Fork in the Tale.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

Country: United States

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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Monkey Business

Starring: Mike Colbourne

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Beyond Bizarre

Starring: Clint Catalyst, Charles Gatewood, Tim Cridland, John Hartley

Country: United States

Bingo & Molly

Written by: Tom Broadbridge, Alice Donenfeld, Robin Goodrow, Parker Page

Starring: Robin Goodrow, Frank Italiano, Larissa Matheson, Rachel More

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Scream

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Daylight

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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101 Dalmatians

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1997 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Joan Rice: Actress (Payroll, Steel Key, Curtain Up), dies at 66.
  • John Burgess: Scottish bagpipe player who was known as "The King of the Highland Pipes.
  • Hagood Hardy: American/Canadian jazz musician, composer, and liberal politician.
  • Ivan Graziani: Italian singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1997).
Facts:
  • The Republic of Zaire officially joins the World Trade Organization, as Zaire.
  • Ghanaian diplomat Kofi Annan is appointed Secretary General of the United Nations.

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Books

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

Airframe

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop.”—People

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A Reporter's Life

By: Walter Cronkite

"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR."--The Wall Street Journal"Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year."--Ann

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Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, Marci Shimoff

There are many ways to define a woman: daughter, mother, wife, professional, friend, student... We are each special and unique, yet we share a common connection.

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The Book of Ruth

By: Jane Hamilton

Winner of the 1989 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for best first novel, this exquisite book confronts real-life issues of alienation and violence from which the author creates a stunning testament to the human capacity for mercy, compassion and love.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Platform: PlayStation Sega Saturn PlayStation Network Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Platform-adventure, action role-playing

Publisher: Konami

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G-Nome

Platform: PC

Genre: Mech simulation, FPS

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A2 Racer

A2 Racer

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Davilex Games

Forbes Corporate Warrior

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Byron Preiss Multimedia

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A Fork in the Tale

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Any River Entertainment (CD)

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