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Wednesday 5 November 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kalia Prescott and Jackson Owens. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Starship Troopers, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I'm Alan Partridge. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance or Everybody's Golf.
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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

Fóstbræður

Starring: Jón Gnarr

Country: Iceland

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

Movies

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

Starship Troopers

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer

Country: United States

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Different from the Others

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Leo Connard, Ilse von Tasso-Lind

Country: United States

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The Devil's Advocate

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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Bean

Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills

Country: United States

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I Know What You Did Last Summer

Directed by: Jim Gillespie

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 November 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
  • St. Magnus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Epic Soundtracks: English drummer and songwriter (Swell Maps Crime and the City Solution and These Immortal Souls) (d. 1997).
Facts:
  • 2 hours after Davey Johnson resigns, he is named AL Manager of Year
  • French court orders producer Jacques Charrier, ex-husband of Brigitte Bardot, to pay the former screen star $8,300 in damages

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Sport Games on 5 November 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Philadelphia 76ers : 93 - 88
  • Dallas Mavericks - Charlotte Hornets : 103 - 110
  • Golden State Warriors - New Jersey Nets : 96 - 112
  • Houston Rockets - Los Angeles Clippers : 124 - 110
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Middlesbrough - Portsmouth : 1 - 1
  • Swindon - QPR : 3 - 1
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Clydebank - Queen of Sth : 4 - 0
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brighton - Barnet : 0 - 3
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Astronaut Michael Foale. Inset: Photograph for TIME by Douglas Kirkland-Sygma.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9611
  • Life: Princess Diana

Books

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

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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Temple Of The Winds

By: Terry Goodkind

Jagang, Emperor of the Imperial Order, has invoked a bound fork prophecy binding Richard and Kahlan to a fate of pain, betrayal, and a path to the Underworld.

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Dirty Jokes And Beer

By: Drew Carey

We all know Drew Carey from The Drew Carey Show and his award-winning stand-up career, but do we really know Drew Carey, the person?

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Timequake

By: Kurt Vonnegut

There's been a timequake. And everyone—even you—must live the decade between February 17, 1991 and February 17, 2001 over again. The trick is that we all have to do exactly the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

B.C. Story

B.C. Story

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: SemiCom

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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Castlevania Legends

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

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Chameleon Twist

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Everybody's Golf

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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