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Friday 2 May 1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include BamBam (singer) and Perla Haney-Jardine. 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. The Fifth Element, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Conversations With God by Neale Donald Walsch was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Loriot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Achtung Spitfire! or Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi.
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 ?

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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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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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 2 May 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Police arrest transsexual hooker Atisone Seiuli with Eddie Murphy
  • Republic of Texas security chief Robert Scheidt surrenders.
  • Mercury Mail announces its one millionth internet subscriber.
  • Donald Trump and Marla Maples announce they are separating.

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

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Sport Games on 2 May 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Detroit Pistons : 94 - 82
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Portland Trail Blazers : 95 - 91
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Schalke 04 : 1 - 0
  • Hansa Rostock - Bochum : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 2 May 1997
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Hertha - Mannheim : 2 - 2
  • Mainz - Meppen : 3 - 0
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Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Waalwijk - Utrecht : 1 - 0
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Books

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

Conversations With God

By: Neale Donald Walsch

Conversations with God Book 1 began a series that has been changing millions of lives for more than ten years. Finally, the bestselling series is now a movie, starring Henry Czerny

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Naked

By: David Sedaris

Welcome to the hilarious, strange, elegiac, outrageous world of David Sedaris. In Naked, Sedaris turns the mania for memoir on its ear, mining the exceedingly rich terrain of his life, his

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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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Personal History

By: Katharine Graham

Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for BiographyAn extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women, Personal History is, as its title suggests, a

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Achtung Spitfire!

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Strategy Computer wargaming

Publisher: Avalon Hill

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Descent to Undermountain

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Interplay

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ABC Sports Indy Racing

ABC Sports Indy Racing

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ABC Interactive

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: 3D fighting

Publisher: LucasArts


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