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Wednesday March 5, 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 5, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kirby Minnick . In that special week of March people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls. In UK Don't Speak by No Doubt was in the top 5 hits. Liar Liar, directed by Tom Shadyac, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Runaway Jury by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shapes of the Invisible. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chameleon Twist or Beasts and Bumpkins.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Liar Liar

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Amanda Donohoe, Jennifer Tilly

Country: United States

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Directed by: Gregory Nava

Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmos, Jon Seda, Jackie Guerra

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Ørnens øje

Directed by: Peter Flinth

Starring: Nijas Ørnbak-Fjeldmose, Lasse Baunkilde, Lars Lohmann, Björn Granath

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Un amour de sorcière

Directed by: René Manzor

Starring: Vanessa Paradis, Gil Bellows, Jeanne Moreau, Jean Reno

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Behind Enemy Lines

Directed by: Mark Griffiths

Starring: Thomas Ian Griffith, Chris Mulkey, Mark Carlton, Mushond Lee

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TV Series

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

Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

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Directed by: Michael Herbig

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Die Camper

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Die Rettungsflieger

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Brass Eye

Starring: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 March 1997 ?

  • St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
  • Saint Theophile (d. 195)
  • Saint Olivia (d. 308)
  • Saint Gerarda
  • Learn from Lei Feng Day in China.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Tommy Lasorda, Nellie Fox, and Willie Wells selected for American Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Sport Games on 5 March 1997

American Basketball
  • Dallas Mavericks - Utah Jazz : 65 - 96
  • Denver Nuggets - Sacramento Kings : 100 - 105
  • Detroit Pistons - Minnesota Timberwolves : 92 - 88
  • Houston Rockets - Golden State Warriors : 90 - 85
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Vallecano - Sevilla : 2 - 0
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Man City - Portsmouth : 1 - 1
  • Stoke - Grimsby : 3 - 1
  • West Brom - Southend : 4 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Chelsea - Blackburn : 1 - 1
  • Leicester - Aston Villa : 1 - 0
  • Middlesbrough - Derby : 6 - 1
  • Nott'm Forest - Sheffield Weds : 0 - 3
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 05, 1997 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Can't Nobody Hold Me Down - Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase)
  2. Dru Hill - In My Bed
  3. Erykah Badu - On & On
  4. 702 - Get It Together
  5. Big Daddy - Hev-D
  6. Babyface - Every Time I Close My Eyes
  7. For You I Will (From "Space Jam") - Monica
  8. You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You - New Edition
  9. Montell Jordan - What's On Tonight
  10. I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam") - R. Kelly
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Enamorado Por Primera Vez - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Juguete - Limite
  3. Asi Como Te Conoci - Marco Antonio Solis
  4. Piensa En Mi - Grupo Mojado
  5. Quien Pierde Mas - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  6. Volveras - Ricky Martin
  7. Que Tu Te Vas - Luis Miguel
  8. Los Angeles Azules - Como Te Voy A Olvidar
  9. Se Fue Mi Paloma - Los Mismos
  10. No Pude Enamorarme Mas - Los Tigres del Norte
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. No Doubt - Don't Speak
  2. Mama / Who Do You Think You Are? - The Spice Girls
  3. Sash! - Encore Une Fois
  4. Alone - The Bee Gees
  5. No Mercy - Where Do You Go


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

The Runaway Jury

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

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Angela's Ashes

By: Frank McCourt

A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

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Murder In Brentwood

By: Mark Fuhrman

People know Mark Fuhrman as the most pivotal witness of the O.J. Simpson trial. Now, readers can meet the real Mark Fuhrman, as he sets the record straight on the infamous

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The Clinic

By: Jonathan Kellerman

In the realm of psychological suspense, Jonathan Kellerman is without peer. Now, following an extraordinary eleven successive New York Timesbestsellers, he has written an Alex Delaware novel to match his best--about

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chameleon Twist

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Beasts and Bumpkins

Beasts and Bumpkins

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy Simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

CART World Series

CART World Series

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: SCEA

Achtung Spitfire!

Achtung Spitfire!

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Strategy Computer wargaming

Publisher: Avalon Hill



Platform: Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment (1997-2002) Touchstone Games (2008)

Home videos

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

Batman Returns

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD release

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Liar Liar

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Space Jam

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: Laserdisc release

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The Last Time I Committed Suicide

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS and Laserdisc release

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