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Friday 3 January 1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hollyn and Jacky Vasquez. 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 Desperation by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Odoru daisosasen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atlantis: The Lost Tales or Carmageddon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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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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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Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Star Trek: First Contact

Directed by: Jonathan Frakes

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 January 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Burton Lane: American songwriter and composer (d. 1997).
Facts:
  • Bryant Gumbel co-hosted his final Today show on NBC-TV
  • Eddo Brandes takes ODI hat-trick versus England at Harare.
  • The People's Republic of China announces it will spend $27.7 billion USD to fight erosion and pollution in the Yangtze and Yellow river valleys.

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Sport Games on 3 January 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - New Jersey Nets : 95 - 85
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Boston Celtics : 94 - 84
  • Orlando Magic - Chicago Bulls : 89 - 110
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Golden State Warriors : 114 - 122
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Leca - Benfica : 1 - 5
See all Football game results of 3 January 1997

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Books

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

Desperation

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem…"I see holes like eyes.

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Slouching Towards Gomorrah

By: Robert H. Bork

In this New York Times bestselling book, Robert H. Bork, our country's most distinguished conservative scholar, offers a prophetic and unprecedented view of a culture in decline, a nation in such

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Falling Up

By: Shel Silverstein

From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the classic creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings.Filled

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Executive Orders

By: Tom Clancy

The President is dead--and the weight, literally, of the world falls on Jack Ryan's shoulders, in Tom Clancy's newest and most extraordinary novel.I don't know what to do.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Atlantis: The Lost Tales

Platform: Microsoft Windows DOS Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive

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Carmageddon

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, iOS, Android

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: SCi, Interplay

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Batman & Robin

Platform: PlayStation, Game.com

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment Tiger Electronics

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Bushido Blade

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Square; NA SCEA; PAL SCEE

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Flight Unlimited II

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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