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Monday 6 January 1997, Epiphany

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jenna Larson and John-Alan Slachta. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while A Reporter's Life by Walter Cronkite was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Staying Alive. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deer Hunter or ClayFighter 63⅓.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee, Scott Mosier

Country: United States

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Prefontaine

Directed by: Steve James

Starring: Jared Leto, R. Lee Ermey, Ed O'Neill, Breckin Meyer

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Nirvana

Directed by: Gabriele Salvatores

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Diego Abatantuono, Sergio Rubini, Stefania Rocca

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Zeus and Roxanne

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Kathleen Quinlan, Arnold Vosloo, Dawn McMillan

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Shadow Conspiracy

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Donald Sutherland, Linda Hamilton, Stephen Lang

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TV Series

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

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

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Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

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Holding the Baby

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
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Facts:
  • In Detroit, Michigan, the North American International Auto Show is held, over ten days. Chevrolet unveils the 1997 Corvette, dubbed "C5". A new small-block V-8 engine is introduced, the LS1, with 345-hp, and 10:1 compression ratio.

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Sport Games on 6 January 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Golden State Warriors : 109 - 101
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Portland Trail Blazers : 84 - 88
  • Utah Jazz - Chicago Bulls : 89 - 102
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Betis - Valencia : 1 - 1
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Ethniki Katigoria
Football (Greece)
  • OFI - Aris : 2 - 2
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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam") - R. Kelly
  2. Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
  3. Nobody - Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage
  4. En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
  5. I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife") - Whitney Houston
  6. Mint Condition - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  7. No Diggity - BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre)
  8. New Edition - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
  9. No Time - Lil' Kim Featuring Puff Daddy
  10. Ginuwine - Pony
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Asi Como Te Conoci - Marco Antonio Solis
  2. Trapecista - Enrique Iglesias
  3. No Pude Enamorarme Mas - Los Tigres del Norte
  4. Palomita Blanca - Michael Salgado
  5. El Principe - Limite
  6. Ni Como Amigos - Los Mismos
  7. El Baile De La Botella - Joe Luciano
  8. Linda Eh - Grupo Mania
  9. Piensa En Mi - Grupo Mojado
  10. El Golpe Traidor - Bronco: El Gigante De America

Books

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

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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Snow Falling on Cedars

By: David Guterson

Winner of the PEN/Faulkner AwardAmerican Booksellers Association Book of the Year AwardSan Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies. But

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The Laws of Our Fathers

By: Scott Turow

In Kindle County, a woman is killed in an apparent random drive-by shooting. The woman turns out to be the ex-wife of a prominent state senator and an old acquaintance of Judge Sonia Klonsky, on whose desk the case lands.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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Forbes Corporate Warrior

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Byron Preiss Multimedia

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ClayFighter 63⅓

ClayFighter 63⅓

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

Excalibur 2555 AD

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sir-Tech

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Gran Turismo

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing game Sim racing[4]

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Home videos

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

House Arrest

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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2 Days in the Valley

Studio: HBO Home Video

Format: VHS release

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Love Jones

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS release

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Mars Attacks!

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD release

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The Rich Man's Wife

Studio: Hollywood

Format: VHS release

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