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Tuesday 6 May 1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ranz Kyle . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.. In UK Lovefool by The Cardigans was in the top 5 hits. The Fifth Element, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Partner by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Loriot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Furlong or Final Fantasy VII.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

The Fifth Element

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman

Country: United States

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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York

Country: United States

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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Directed by: David Mirkin

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo

Country: United States

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Grosse Pointe Blank

Directed by: George Armitage

Starring: John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd

Country: United States

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Crash

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Spader, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas

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 6 May 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Army Staff Sgt Delmar Simpson gets 25-year sentence for rape
  • Michael Jackson and Bee Gees inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  • Rick Pitino becomes coach of Boston Celtics.
  • NHL Hartford Whalers become Carolina Hurricanes.
  • The Bank of England is given independence from political control, the most significant change in the bank's 300-year history.

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Sport Games on 6 May 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Chicago Bulls : 97 - 100
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Utah Jazz : 101 - 103
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • West Ham - Newcastle : 0 - 0
  • Wimbledon - Liverpool : 2 - 1
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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize
  2. Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  3. I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
  4. 112 - Cupid
  5. B-Rock & The Bizz - My Baby Daddy
  6. Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
  7. Big Daddy - Hev-D
  8. For You I Will (From "Space Jam") - Monica
  9. Dru Hill - In My Bed
  10. Kenny Lattimore - For You
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Enrique Iglesias - Solo En Ti
  2. Mi Sangre Prisionera - Los Tigres del Norte
  3. Los Tucanes de Tijuana - Secuestro De Amor
  4. Ya Me Voy Para Siempre - Los Temerarios
  5. O Soy O Fui - Marco Antonio Solis
  6. Celine Dion - Sola Otra Vez
  7. Quien Pierde Mas - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  8. El Destino - Juan Gabriel / Rocio Durcal
  9. Nube Viajera - Alejandro Fernandez
  10. Azucar Amargo - Fey

Books

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

The Partner

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

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Naked

By: David Sedaris

Welcome to the hilarious, strange, elegiac, outrageous world of David Sedaris. In Naked, Sedaris turns the mania for memoir on its ear, mining the exceedingly rich terrain of his life, his

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The Rapture of Canaan

By: Sheri Reynolds

At the Church of Fire and Brimstone and Gods Almighty Baptizing Wind, Grandpa Herman makes the rules for everyone, and everyone obeys, or else. Try as she might, Ninah hasn't succeeded in resisting temptation her prayer partner, James and finds ...

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Murder In Brentwood

By: Mark Fuhrman

People know Mark Fuhrman as the most pivotal witness of the O.J. Simpson trial. Now, readers can meet the real Mark Fuhrman, as he sets the record straight on the infamous

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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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Beach Festival World Championship 1997

Beach Festival World Championship 1997

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Volleyball

Publisher: Comad

Final Furlong

Final Furlong

Platform: Namco System 23

Genre: Horse Racing

Blood

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software Atari, Inc. (digital)

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Final Fantasy VII

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, iOS, PlayStation 4

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: PlayStation; JP Square WW Sony Computer Entertainment; JP Square; WW Sony Computer Entertainment; Microsoft Windows; Eidos Interactive

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