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Friday 5 September 1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Mo Money, Mo Problems by The Notorious B.I.G.. In UK The Drugs Don't Work by The Verve was in the top 5 hits. Photographing Fairies, directed by Nick Willing, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Noah's Ark. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Azure Dreams or Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Photographing Fairies

Directed by: Nick Willing

Starring: Toby Stephens, Emily Woof, Ben Kingsley, Frances Barber

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A Thousand Acres

Directed by: Jocelyn Moorhouse

Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jason Robards

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Directed by: Robert Kurtzman

Starring: Tammy Lauren, Andrew Divoff, Robert Englund, Chris Lemmon

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The Shadow Men

Directed by: Timothy Bond

Starring: Eric Roberts, Sherilyn Fenn, Dean Stockwell, Brendon Ryan Barrett

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Boogie Nights

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzmán

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

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Ghar Jamai

Directed by: Arun Bhatt

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Tiger Bay

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

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Happy Camp

Directed by: Josh Anthony

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Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Mother Teresa: Albanian-born missionary and humanitarian, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (Born 1910).
  • Leon Edel: American author and critic (d. 1997).
  • Larry King weds Shawn Southwick
  • Orioles beat Yankes 13-9 in longest 9 inning game

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Sport Games on 5 September 1997

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Chateauroux : 5 - 0
  • Bastia - Bordeaux : 4 - 1
  • Cannes - Monaco : 1 - 2
  • Lens - Nantes : 0 - 0
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bradford - Sunderland : 0 - 4
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Gillingham - Bournemouth : 2 - 1
  • Southend - Brentford : 3 - 1
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Chester - Hull : 1 - 0
  • Leyton Orient - Cambridge : 0 - 2
  • Macclesfield - Darlington : 2 - 1
  • Mansfield - Doncaster : 1 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to ...

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If This World Were Mine

By: E. Lynn Harris

A close circle of friends. A sexy stranger. How strong are the bonds of friendship?With a nine-week stay on the New York Times bestseller list, E.

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Special Delivery

By: Danielle Steel

In a novel that explores the fun and challenge, and occasional absurdity, of new beginnings, Danielle Steel tells the story of two people who find love where and when they least expect it.At

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By: Paul Reiser

The classic New York Times bestseller from actor/comedian Paul Reiser, a book that the San Francisco Chronicle calls “an out-loud laugh on every page,” is now available in trade paperback for

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A Fork in the Tale

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Any River Entertainment (CD)

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Azure Dreams

Platform: PlayStation, Game Boy Color

Genre: Roguelike, role-playing video game

Publisher: Konami

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Deer Hunter

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Color, Mobile phone, BlackBerry, iOS, Android

Publisher: Previous publishers: WizardWorks Software, MacSoft, Sorrent (now Glu Mobile), Vatical Entertainment

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Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Front Mission Alternative

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square

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Home videos

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

A Very Brady Sequel

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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Meet Wally Sparks

Studio: Trimark

Format: VHS release

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release; part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection

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Shadow Conspiracy

Studio: Hollywood Pictures

Format: VHS release

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Under Siege

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD release

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