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Wednesday 5 March 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. 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 Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits. Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love, directed by Mira Nair, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jai Hanuman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Thinkers! or Flight Unlimited II.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Donnie Brasco

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

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Lost Highway

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius

Country: United States

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Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee

Country: United States

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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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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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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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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

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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Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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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
See all Football game results of 5 March 1997
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Man City - Portsmouth : 1 - 1
  • Stoke - Grimsby : 3 - 1
  • West Brom - Southend : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of 5 March 1997
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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Celestine Prophecy

By: James Redfield

THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

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Conversations With God

By: Neale Donald Walsch

Conversations with God Book 1 began a series that has been changing millions of lives for more than ten years. Finally, the bestselling series is now a movie, starring Henry Czerny

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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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By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop.”—People

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Achtung Spitfire!

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Strategy Computer wargaming

Publisher: Avalon Hill

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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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Big Thinkers!

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Steam

Genre: Adventure, Edutainment

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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Chasm: The Rift

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software, WizardWorks Software, Megamedia Corp.

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Flight Unlimited II

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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