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Saturday 4 January 1997

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 4, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christopher O'Flyng . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits. Lost Highway, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Executive Orders by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blast Corps or Everybody's Golf.
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What the sky looked like on 4 January 1997

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Lost Highway

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius, Louis Eppolito

Country: United States

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Love Jones

Directed by: Theodore Witcher

Starring: Larenz Tate, Nia Long, Isaiah Washington, Lisa Nicole Carson

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Eight Days a Week

Directed by: Michael Davis

Starring: Joshua Schaefer, Keri Russell, R.D. Robb, Mark L. Taylor

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Directed by: Vin Diesel

Starring: Vin Diesel, Joey Dedio, T.K. Kirkland, Mike Epps

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Beverly Hills Ninja

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Chris Farley, Nicollette Sheridan, Robin Shou, Nathaniel Parker

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TV Series

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

Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

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Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

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La Femme Nikita

King of the Hill

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 January 1997 ?

  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
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Sport Games on 4 January 1997

American Basketball
  • Indiana Pacers - Cleveland Cavaliers : 91 - 99
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Houston Rockets : 95 - 91
  • Miami Heat - Utah Jazz : 80 - 83
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Milwaukee Bucks : 97 - 91
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American Football
  • Jacksonville Jaguars - Denver Broncos : 30 - 27
  • San Francisco 49ers - Green Bay Packers : 14 - 35
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Valladolid : 0 - 2
  • La Coruna - Barcelona : 0 - 1
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona B - Mallorca : 1 - 2
  • Ecija - Levante : 0 - 0
  • Las Palmas - Eibar : 2 - 0
  • Osasuna - Alaves : 1 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 04, 1997 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam") - R. Kelly
  2. Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
  3. Nobody - Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage
  4. En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
  5. I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife") - Whitney Houston
  6. Mint Condition - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  7. Ginuwine - Pony
  8. No Diggity - BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre)
  9. No Time - Lil' Kim Featuring Puff Daddy
  10. You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You - New Edition
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Trapecista - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Asi Como Te Conoci - Marco Antonio Solis
  3. No Pude Enamorarme Mas - Los Tigres del Norte
  4. Palomita Blanca - Michael Salgado
  5. El Baile De La Botella - Joe Luciano
  6. El Principe - Limite
  7. Ni Como Amigos - Los Mismos
  8. Siempre Hace Frio - Selena
  9. Linda Eh - Grupo Mania
  10. Como Es Posible Que A Mi Lado - Luis Miguel
Top #9 songs in the UK
  1. The Spice Girls - 2 Become 1
  2. Various Artists - Perfect Day
  3. Tori Amos - Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big)
  4. Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh! - Teletubbies
  5. Satan (Live) - Orbital
  6. Barbie Girl - Aqua
  7. All Saints - Never Ever
  8. En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
  9. Baby Can I Hold You / Shooting Star - Boyzone


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

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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The Fallen Man

By: Tony Hillerman

Human bones lie on a ledge under the peak of Ship Rock mountain, the remains of a murder victim undisturbed for more than a decade. Three hundred miles across the Navajo reservation, a harmless old canyon guide is felled by ...

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A Reporter's Life

By: Walter Cronkite

"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR."--The Wall Street Journal"Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year."--Ann

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Down In The Garden

By: Anne Geddes

An exquisite coffee table bookthis volume incorporates ingenious design and gardening wisdom to showcase Anne Geddes' fanciful images. From pots to plots, in flowerboxes and fields, Geddes' unique photos of babies

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beast Wars: Transformers

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS and Sony PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive Takara

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Everybody's Golf

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Battle Circuit

Battle Circuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

Blast Corps

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action, puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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Heavy Gear

Heavy Gear

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Activision

Home videos

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

Beverly Hills Ninja

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS release

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My Best Friend's Wedding

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Saint

Studio: Paramount Pictures

Format: VHS release

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Blown Away

Studio: MGM

Format: DVD release

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House Arrest

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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