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Wednesday 5 February 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hotspot and TheCampingRusher . 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 The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fortean TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Einhänder or Famista 64.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

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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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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Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Movies

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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Scream

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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Daylight

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 February 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Richard Patterson: Businessman, dies at 51.
  • Pamela Harriman: British noted family, the third daughter of Lord Digby and the wife of Randolph Churchill in 1939 (the son of Winston Churchill); they divorced in 1945.
Facts:
  • 3 Swiss banks create $70 million Holocaust fund
  • Brook Lee, Hawaii, crowned 46th Miss USA (en route to Miss Universe)
  • Brook Lee of Hawaii crowned 46th Miss USA.
  • Morgan Stanley and Dean Witter investment banks announce a US$10 billion merger.

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Sport Games on 5 February 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Phoenix Suns : 81 - 99
  • Chicago Bulls - Los Angeles Lakers : 90 - 106
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Toronto Raptors : 84 - 89
  • Miami Heat - Boston Celtics : 118 - 117
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Lommel - Anderlecht : 1 - 1
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Swindon - QPR : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1997?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11195
  • Time: Digital montage by Arthur Hochstein. Baby's face by Penny Gentieu-Tony Stone Images. Inset:s: Father
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9571

Books

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

The Dilbert Principle

By: Scott Adams

The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation (syndicated in nearly 1000 newspapers), takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy.

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Deep Waters

By: Jayne Ann Krentz

Charity Truitt and Elias Winter, two of the Pacific Northwest’s most powerful corporate figures, are both facing crises of career and the heart.

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Silent Witness

By: Richard North Patterson

After the murder of his high school sweetheart left him shattered, Tony Lord vowed never to return to his Ohio hometown of Lake City.

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Blood And Honor

By: W. E. B. Griffin

As did his three immensely popular series Brotherhood of War, The Corps and Badge of Honor, W.E.B. Griffin's novel of World War II espionage Honor Bound became an immediate bestseller: "A

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Einhänder

Einhänder

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Square; NA Sony Computer Entertainment; JP Square Enix (PSN)

Famista 64

Famista 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Namco

Beach Festival World Championship 1997

Beach Festival World Championship 1997

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Volleyball

Publisher: Comad

Donkey Kong Land III

Platform: Game Boy, Game Boy Color, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

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Dungeon Keeper

Platform: DOS, Windows 95

Genre: Real-time strategy, god game, dungeon management game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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