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Sunday 2 February 1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. The Truce, directed by Francesco Rosi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Living Faith by Jimmy Carter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Rettungsflieger. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders or Armored Core: Project Phantasma.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Truce

Directed by: Francesco Rosi

Starring: John Turturro, Rade Serbedzija, Massimo Ghini, Stefano Dionisi

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Fools Rush In

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Starring: Matthew Perry, Salma Hayek, Jon Tenney, Carlos Gómez

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Vegas Vacation

Directed by: Stephen Kessler

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, Ethan Embry

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That Darn Cat

Directed by: Bob Spiers

Starring: Christina Ricci, Doug E. Doug, Dean Jones, George Dzundza

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Dangerous Ground

Directed by: Darrell Roodt

Starring: Ice Cube, Elizabeth Hurley, Thokozani Nkosi, Ron Smerczak

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TV Series

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

Die Rettungsflieger

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Brass Eye

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Forgotten Toys

Directed by: Graham Ralph

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 February 1997 ?

  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
  • Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
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  • Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus closes at Gershwin, New York City
  • Royal Caribbean Senior Golf Classic
  • NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 26-23 (overtime).

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Sport Games on 2 February 1997

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Denver Nuggets : 104 - 115
  • Charlotte Hornets - New York Knicks : 99 - 93
  • Chicago Bulls - Seattle SuperSonics : 91 - 84
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Miami Heat : 76 - 80
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Bologna - Verona : 6 - 1
  • Cagliari - Juventus : 0 - 0
  • Fiorentina - Atalanta : 0 - 0
  • Milan - Sampdoria : 2 - 3
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Betis : 0 - 3
  • Barcelona - Oviedo : 2 - 2
  • Compostela - Tenerife : 1 - 1
  • Logrones - Zaragoza : 1 - 2
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Ath Madrid B : 0 - 1
  • Almeria - Ecija : 0 - 1
  • Leganes - Las Palmas : 1 - 0
  • Levante - Villarreal : 2 - 1
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1997 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam") - R. Kelly
  2. Erykah Badu - On & On
  3. En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
  4. I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife") - Whitney Houston
  5. Dru Hill - In My Bed
  6. Can't Nobody Hold Me Down - Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase)
  7. Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
  8. Nobody - Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage
  9. Mint Condition - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  10. New Edition - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Enamorado Por Primera Vez - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Asi Como Te Conoci - Marco Antonio Solis
  3. No Pude Enamorarme Mas - Los Tigres del Norte
  4. El Baile De La Botella - Joe Luciano
  5. Piensa En Mi - Grupo Mojado
  6. Palomita Blanca - Michael Salgado
  7. Dejenme Si Estoy Llorando - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  8. Laura Pausini - Las Cosas Que Vives
  9. Que Tu Te Vas - Luis Miguel
  10. Juguete - Limite


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

Living Faith

By: Jimmy Carter

For almost three decades, President Carter has regularly spent part of each Sunday reading from scripture and sharing his personal faith with neighbors, friends, and visitors at his Baptist church in

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The English Patient

By: Michael Ondaatje

With unsettling beauty and intelligence, Michael Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives in an abandoned Italian villa at the end of World War II.The

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The Laws of Our Fathers

By: Scott Turow

In Kindle County, a woman is killed in an apparent random drive-by shooting. The woman turns out to be the ex-wife of a prominent state senator and an old acquaintance of Judge Sonia Klonsky, on whose desk the case lands.

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Deep Waters

By: Jayne Ann Krentz

Charity Truitt and Elias Winter, two of the Pacific Northwest’s most powerful corporate figures, are both facing crises of career and the heart.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders

Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Sega

Flesh Feast

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: SegaSoft

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Breath of Fire III

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Capcom, Tommo Inc.

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Big Thinkers!

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Steam

Genre: Adventure, Edutainment

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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Armored Core: Project Phantasma

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Agetec; NA Agetec (then ASCII Entertainment)

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Walk the Proud Land

Studio: Universal Pictures

Format: VHS releases; part of the Universal Western Collection

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Jackie Chan's First Strike

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS release

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Michael Collins

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD release

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A Streetcar Named Desire

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD release

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The Rich Man's Wife

Studio: Hollywood

Format: VHS release

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