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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. L.A. Confidential, directed by Curtis Hanson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Evening Class by Maeve Binchy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vanishing Man. 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 ?

L.A. Confidential

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger

Country: United States

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Happy Together

Directed by: Kar-Wai Wong

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Chen Chang, Gregory Dayton

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Taste of Cherry

Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami

Starring: Homayoun Ershadi, Abdolrahman Bagheri, Afshin Khorshid Bakhtiari, Safar Ali Moradi

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The Sweet Hereafter

Directed by: Atom Egoyan

Starring: Ian Holm, Sarah Polley, Caerthan Banks, Tom McCamus

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Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mühe, Arno Frisch, Frank Giering

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TV Series

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

The Vanishing Man

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Küstenwache

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Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

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Bullyparade

Directed by: Michael Herbig

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Die Camper

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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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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
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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 ?

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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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 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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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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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

Home videos

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

Evita

Studio: Hollywood Pictures

Format: VHS release

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Jailhouse Rock

Studio: MGM

Format: DVD release

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Walk the Proud Land

Studio: Universal Pictures

Format: VHS releases; part of the Universal Western Collection

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Dante's Peak

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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The Evening Star

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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