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Wednesday 5 March 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 List by Steve Martini was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shapes of the Invisible. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dreams to Reality or Harvest Moon GB.
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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. New Edition - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
  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


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

The List

By: Steve Martini

A bold and successful scheme to outwit the biggest players in publishing and film animates this novel by the bestselling author of The Judge--a suspenseful thriller in which the price of

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Total Control

By: David Baldacci

Total Heat Sidney Archer has the world. A husband she loves. A job at which she excels and a cherished young daughter.

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A Reporter's Life

By: Walter Cronkite

"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR."--The Wall Street Journal"Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year."--Ann

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dreams to Reality

Platform: Personal computer, PlayStation

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Castlevania Legends

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

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Eat My Dust

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Harvest Moon GB

Platform: Game Boy, Game Boy Color

Genre: Life simulation, role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; NA Natsume; EU Nintendo

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An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action role-playing, survival horror

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Home videos

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

D3: The Mighty Ducks

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release; part of the Walt Disney Pictures Presents Collection

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The Rich Man's Wife

Studio: Hollywood Pictures

Format: VHS release

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Little Big League

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS release; part of the Warner Bros. Family Entertainment Collection

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The Cable Guy

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: DVD release

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Warriors of Virtue

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release; part of the MGM/UA Family Treasures Collection

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