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Tuesday 6 May 1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 6, 1997). 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. Annamayya, directed by K. Raghavendra Rao, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Knights of Ramune. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Furlong or Final Fantasy VII.
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What the sky looked like on 6 May 1997

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


Directed by: K. Raghavendra Rao

Starring: Nagarjuna Akkineni, Suman, Bhanupriya, Mohan Babu

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The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite, Vince Vaughn

Country: United States

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Address Unknown

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Starring: Kyle Howard, Johna Stewart-Bowden, Patrick Renna, Corbin Allred

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Directed by: Peter Gathings Bunche

Starring: Louis Mandylor, Danny Trejo, Ken Shamrock, Lee Reherman

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L.A. Confidential

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Knights of Ramune

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

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The Vanishing Man

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Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

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Directed by: Michael Herbig

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 May 1997 ?

  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
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  • 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

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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 06, 1997 - Geocentric view

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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


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

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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Personal History

By: Katharine Graham

Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for BiographyAn extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women, Personal History is, as its title suggests, a

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The Night Crew

By: John Sandford

Bestselling author John Sandford takes all the action and suspense of his acclaimed Prey novels and heads west to the dark gleam of L.A.--where

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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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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


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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Home videos

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

Babes in Toyland

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release; part of the MGM/UA Family Entertainment Collection

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Zeus and Roxanne

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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The Duel at Silver Creek

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Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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Mickey's Christmas Carol

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release; part of the Disney's Favorite Stories Collection

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