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Friday 5 December 1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Karli Hawthorne . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Barbie Girl by Aqua was in the top 5 hits. Home Alone 3, directed by Raja Gosnell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Des Racines & des Ailes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Front Mission Alternative or Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1997 or at December 05 across the years.

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TV Series

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

I'm Alan Partridge

Starring: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Atheist Experience

Starring: Matt Dillahunty, Tracie Harris

Country: United States

Science Court

Starring: Jennifer Harrison, H. Jon Benjamin, Bill Braudis, Micaela Hebert

Country: United States

The New Batman Adventures

Written by: Bob Kane

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States

Between Brothers

Written by: Barry O'Brien, Cheryl Alu

Starring: Kadeem Hardison, Dondre Whitfield, Kelly Perine, Rachael Crawford

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Home Alone 3

Directed by: Raja Gosnell

Starring: Alex D. Linz, Olek Krupa, Rya Kihlstedt

Country: United States

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The Postman

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Larenz Tate

Country: United States

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Scream 2

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Good Will Hunting

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Starring: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck

Country: United States

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Alien: Resurrection

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, Dominique Pinon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • STS 87 (Columbia 24) lands

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Books

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

The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass

By: Stephen King

Now a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba The fourth volume in the brilliant Dark Tower Series is “splendidly tense…rip-roaring” (Publishers Weekly)—a #1 national bestseller about an epic quest to save the universe.In

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The Ghost

By: Danielle Steel

With a wife he loves and an exciting London-based career, architect Charles Waterston's life seems in perfect balance. Nothing in his comfortable existence prepares him for the sudden end to his ten-year marriage—or his unwanted transfer to his firm's New ...

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Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger

Being a teen is hard - but you are not alone. This book is filled with stories that will make you laugh and make you cry.

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Cat & Mouse

By: James Patterson

Alex Cross is back-and so is a raging and suicidal Gary Soneji. Out of prison and dying from the AIDS virus he contracted there, he will get revenge on Cross before he dies.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

British Open Championship Golf

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Golf sports game

Publisher: Looking Glass Technologies

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Front Mission Alternative

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square

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Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance

Platform: DOS and Windows 95

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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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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Enemy Nations

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Head Games Publishing

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