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Friday 4 July 1997, US Independence Day

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 4, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Daniela Nieves and Jason Spevack. In that special week of July people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK Mmm Bop by Hanson was in the top 5 hits. The Butcher Boy, directed by Neil Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Fat Tuesday by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Happy Camp. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Egg Venture or V-Rally.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 4 July 1997

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

The Butcher Boy

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw, Eamonn Owens, Alan Boyle

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Yes Boss

Directed by: Aziz Mirza

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Aditya Pancholi, Juhi Chawla, Kashmira Shah

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Quiet Days in Hollywood

Directed by: Josef Rusnak

Starring: Hilary Swank, Peter Dobson, Daryl Mitchell, Meta Golding

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Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Country: United States

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Mean Guns

Directed by: Albert Pyun

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Ice-T, Michael Halsey, Deborah Van Valkenburgh

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TV Series

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

Happy Camp

Directed by: Josh Anthony

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Riding the Tiger

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

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Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

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Knights of Ramune

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

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The Vanishing Man

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 July 1997 ?

  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Charles Kuralt: American broadcast journalist who won virtually every major award for TV journalism.
  • US space probe Pathfinder lands on Ares Vallis Mars
  • NASA's Pathfinder space probe lands on the surface of Mars.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 04, 1997 - Geocentric view

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
  2. Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  3. I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
  4. Look Into My Eyes (From "Batman & Robin") - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
  5. Smile - Scarface Featuring 2Pac & Johnny P
  6. Brownstone - 5 Miles To Empty
  7. K-Ci & JoJo - You Bring Me Up
  8. 112 - Cupid
  9. Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
  10. Don't Wanna Be A Player (From "Booty Call") - Joe
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Enrique Iglesias - Solo En Ti
  2. El Mojado Acaudalado - Los Tigres del Norte
  3. El Tucanazo - Los Tucanes de Tijuana
  4. Boyzone - Mystical Experience
  5. Solo Contigo - Limite
  6. Te Sigo Amando - Juan Gabriel
  7. La Mafia - Enamorada
  8. El Destino - Juan Gabriel / Rocio Durcal
  9. Fey - Muevelo
  10. Motivos - Grupo Mojado


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

Fat Tuesday

By: Sandra Brown

A police officer is furious that his partner's murderer was acquitted. In a desperate act of revenge, he kidnaps the defense attorney's wife. Who will find redemption in this story of corruption and passion?

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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 Tenth Justice

By: Brad Meltzer

#1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer exploded onto the literary stage with The Tenth Justice, a gripping, lightning-paced thriller that carries readers behind the scenes of the U.S.

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Brain Droppings

By: George Carlin

With hundreds of sold-out concert dates each year, over 20 albums, two Grammys, two Cable ACE awards, and more HBO specials that anyone else, George Carlin is more popular than ever.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Egg Venture

Egg Venture

Platform: Arcade

Genre: First-Person Shooter

Publisher: The Game Room

Star Wars: Yoda Stories

Platform: Game Boy Color, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: LucasArts

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Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation OS X (Remastered) iOS (Remastered) Android (Remastered)

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror Microsoft Windows Virgin Interactive PlayStation EU SCEE NA Crave Entertainment Remastered Microsoft Windows & OS X Kalypso Media iOS & Android Revolution Software;

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Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Platform: PlayStation, Windows, Game Boy, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames Electronic Arts Spike Ocean Software Atari

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Home videos

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

First Kid

Studio: VHS release

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Feeling Minnesota

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS release

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No Name on the Bullet

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Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Rich Man's Wife

Studio: Hollywood

Format: VHS release

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