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Thursday August 7, 1997

US date format: 8/7/1997, UK date format: 7/8/1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 7, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Shooting Fish, directed by Stefan Schwartz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ghar Jamai. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Colony or Grant, Lee, Sherman: Civil War Generals 2.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Shooting Fish

Directed by: Stefan Schwartz

Starring: Dan Futterman, Stuart Townsend, Kate Beckinsale, Rowena Cooper

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Walking Thunder

Directed by: Craig Clyde

Starring: James Read, John Denver, David Tom, Irene Miracle

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Leave It to Beaver

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

Starring: Christopher McDonald, Janine Turner, Cameron Finley, Erik von Detten

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A Smile Like Yours

Directed by: Keith Samples

Starring: Greg Kinnear, Lauren Holly, Joan Cusack, Jay Thomas

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Event Horizon

Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Riding the Tiger

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

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Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

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Historical Events

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  • STS 85 (Discovery 23) launches into orbit

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Dru Hill - Never Make A Promise
  2. The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase - Mo Money Mo Problems
  3. I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
  4. Not Tonight - Lil' Kim Feat. Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy Elliott & Angie Mar
  5. I Can Love You/Love Is All We Need - Mary J. Blige
  6. Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  7. Someone - SWV (Featuring Puff Daddy)
  8. Up Jumps Da Boogie - Magoo And Timbaland
  9. R. Kelly - Gotham City
  10. I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Miente - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Por Debajo De La Mesa - Luis Miguel
  3. El Tucanazo - Los Tucanes de Tijuana
  4. Gloria Estefan - No Pretendo
  5. Jordi - Desesperadamente Enamorado
  6. Te Sigo Amando - Juan Gabriel
  7. Thalia - Amor A La Mexicana
  8. Vivir Sin Ellas - Intocable
  9. Mi Ultimo Adios - Marco Antonio Solis
  10. Enamorada - La Mafia


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

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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Just As I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham

By: Billy Graham

Hailed as "the world's preacher," Billy Graham has enjoyed a career that has spanned six decades and his ministry of faith has touched the hearts and souls of millions.

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Deception On His Mind

By: Elizabeth George

Balford-le-Nez is a dying seaside town on the coast of Essex. But when a member of the town’s small but growing Asian community is found murdered near its beach, the sleepy

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Chasing Cezanne

By: Peter Mayle

Hanky-panky on the international art scene is the source of the hilarity and fizz in Peter Mayle's new novel. He flies us back to the south of France (a region some

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors

Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Publisher: BBC Multimedia

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Platform: PlayStation Sega Saturn PlayStation Network Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Platform-adventure, action role-playing

Publisher: Konami

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Dark Colony

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Grant, Lee, Sherman: Civil War Generals 2

Grant, Lee, Sherman: Civil War Generals 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment



Platform: FM Towns

Genre: Vertically Scrolling Shooter

Home videos

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

The Train Robbers

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS releases; part of the Warner Bros. Westerns Collection

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Studio: Walt Disney Pictures

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

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Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey

Studio: VHS re-release; part of the Walt Disney Pictures Presents Collection

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The English Patient

Studio: Miramax

Format: VHS release

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