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Tuesday 4 February 1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ayami Nakajō . 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. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Airframe by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fortean TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Circuit or F-22: Air Dominance Fighter.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee

Country: United States

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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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Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

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 4 February 1997 ?

  • Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
  • Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
  • Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
  • Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
  • Saint Gilbert (d. 1189)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Sec of State Margaret Albright announces she just discovered that her grandparents were Jewish
  • 73 Israelis die when army copters collide
  • OJ Simpson found libel in murders of Ron Goldman and Nicole Simpson
  • Mario LeMieux is 7th NHL player to score 600 goals.
  • O.J. Simpson is found liable in civil court for the death of Ron Goldman and for the battery of Nicole Brown Simpson. Simpson is ordered to pay $35 million in damages to the families of the two victims.

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Sport Games on 4 February 1997

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Golden State Warriors : 107 - 85
  • Chicago Bulls - Portland Trail Blazers : 88 - 84
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Milwaukee Bucks : 79 - 78
  • Houston Rockets - New York Knicks : 95 - 99
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - West Brom : 2 - 3
  • Clydebank - St Johnstone : 1 - 1
  • Morton - St Mirren : 2 - 0
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Notts County - Bournemouth : 0 - 2
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Colchester - Leyton Orient : 2 - 1
  • Hereford - Darlington : 1 - 1
  • Lincoln - Wigan : 1 - 3
  • Mansfield - Chester : 0 - 2
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop.”—People

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The Celestine Prophecy

By: James Redfield

THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

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Hornet'S Nest

By: Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell turns from forensics to police procedures in her latest novel, Hornet's Nest. This book is less a thriller than a character study of the main characters: Judy Hammer, chief of police in Charlotte, North Carolina; Hammer's deputy, Virginia ...

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Circuit

Battle Circuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

Colony Wars

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: NA / EU Psygnosis; JP Artdink

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Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

F-22: Air Dominance Fighter

F-22: Air Dominance Fighter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Infogrames

Front Mission Alternative

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square

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