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Thursday 1 May 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jake Foushee and Miles Ocampo. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, directed by Jay Roach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Murder In Brentwood by Mark Fuhrman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Loriot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter or Blast Corps.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

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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Grosse Pointe Blank

Directed by: George Armitage

Starring: John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd

Country: United States

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Crash

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Spader, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas

Country: United States

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Liar Liar

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 1 May 1997

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TV Series

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

Brass Eye

Starring: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

Country: United States

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Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 01 May
Famous Deaths:
  • Bebe: AKA Flipper, dolphin, dies at 40.
Facts:
  • Toni Blair elected Prime Minister of the UK

Magazine Covers

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Sport Games on 1 May 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Miami Heat - Orlando Magic : 91 - 99
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Phoenix Suns : 122 - 115
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bradford - Charlton : 1 - 0
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Books

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

Murder In Brentwood

By: Mark Fuhrman

People know Mark Fuhrman as the most pivotal witness of the O.J. Simpson trial. Now, readers can meet the real Mark Fuhrman, as he sets the record straight on the infamous

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Evening Class

By: Maeve Binchy

It was the quiet ones you had to watch. That's where the real passion was lurking.They came together at Mountainview College, a down-at-the-heels secondary school on the seamy side of Dublin,

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The Rapture of Canaan

By: Sheri Reynolds

At the Church of Fire and Brimstone and Gods Almighty Baptizing Wind, Grandpa Herman makes the rules for everyone, and everyone obeys, or else. Try as she might, Ninah hasn't succeeded in resisting temptation her prayer partner, James and finds ...

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The Notebook

By: Nicholas Sparks

Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade PlayStation Sega Saturn

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

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Fallout

Platform: MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, OS X

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Doraemon 2: SOS! Otogi no Kuni

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: Epoch Co.

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Bravo Air Race

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

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Blast Corps

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action, puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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