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Monday 6 January 1997, Epiphany

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 1997). 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 Fugitive From the Cubicle Police by Scott Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Staying Alive. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tetrisphere or V-Rally.
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What the sky looked like on 6 January 1997

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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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Directed by: Steve James

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

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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 ?

  • 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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  • 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

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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 06, 1997 - Geocentric view

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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. You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You - New Edition
  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


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

Fugitive From the Cubicle Police

By: Scott Adams

An insider's look into the business office finds Dilbert and his colleagues facing the absurdities of corporate life and management incompetence.

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The Ghost

By: Danielle Steel

With a wife he loves and an exciting London-based career, architect Charles Waterston's life seems in perfect balance. Nothing in his comfortable existence prepares him for the sudden end to his ten-year marriage—or his unwanted transfer to his firm's New ...

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Beware, the Snowman

By: R.L. Stine

They're baa-ack! Make way for the bestselling children's series of all time! With a fresh new look, GOOSEBUMPS is set to scare a whole new generation of kids.

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The Rules

By: Ellen Fein, Sherrie Schneider

Hardcover book in great shape, no bent pages, no markings. Will provide the "Rules" in paperback for free but is discolored due to age.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Darklight Conflict

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, Saturn, Windows

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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Platform: PlayStation, Windows, Game Boy, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames Electronic Arts Spike Ocean Software Atari

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Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Bravo Air Race

Bravo Air Race

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

Home videos

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

The Mask

Studio: New Line

Format: DVD release

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The Thief and the Cobbler

Studio: Miramax

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS and DVD release

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House Arrest

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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Fools Rush In

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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