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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 My Gal Sunday by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armored Core or Calamity Adventure 2: People and Traditions.
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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. New Edition - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
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


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

My Gal Sunday

By: Mary Higgins Clark

A dashing ex-president and his young congresswoman bride become an irresistible sleuthing duo in four acclaimed stories from the Queen of Suspense.Henry

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The Christmas Tree

By: Julie Salamon

The Christmas Tree is the tale of a little girl named Anna, who is orphaned and sent to live in a convent.

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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armored Core

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, third-person shooter, mecha simulation

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

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Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok

Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok

Platform: Mac OS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Fox Interactive

Age of Empires

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Microsoft

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Colony Wars

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: NA / EU Psygnosis; JP Artdink

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Calamity Adventure 2: People and Traditions

Calamity Adventure 2: People and Traditions

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: The Lightspan Partnership, Inc.

Home videos

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

The Last Time I Committed Suicide

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Speed 2: Cruise Control

Studio: 20th Century Fox

Format: VHS release

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Sling Blade

Studio: Miramax

Format: VHS release

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Double Team

Studio: Columbia Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS release

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