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Monday 7 July 1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gatlin Green and Matthew Espinosa. In that special week of July people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK Mmm Bop by Hanson was in the top 5 hits. Contact, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Pretend You Don'T See Her by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Oz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Wars: Yoda Stories or あやかし忍伝くの一番 Ayakashi Ninden Kunoichiban.
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Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt

Country: United States

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Men in Black

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Woo

Starring: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen

Country: United States

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My Best Friend's Wedding

Directed by: P.J. Hogan

Starring: Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ron Clements

Starring: Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, James Woods

Country: United States

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TV Series

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


Written by: Tom Fontana

Starring: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

Country: United States

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Beach Boys

Starring: Takashi Sorimachi, Yutaka Takenouchi, Ryôko Hirosue, Izumi Inamori

Country: Japan


Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Evelyn Hamann, Heinz Meier, Heiner Schmidt

Country: Germany

Herman Enciclopédia

Starring: Herman José

Country: Portugal


Starring: Anders Andersson

Country: Sweden

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 July 1997 ?

  • Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
  • United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
  • Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
  • Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
  • Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jerry Doggett: Sportscaster (Brooklyn / LA Dodgers), dies at 80.
  • The Great Flood begins in southern Poland.
  • Mayo Clinic researchers warn that the dieting drug ampquotfen-phenampquot can cause severe heart and lung damage.
  • NATO invites the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland to join the alliance in 1999.
  • In London, scientists report their DNA analysis findings from a Neanderthal skeleton, which support the out of Africa theory of human evolution, placing an ampquotAfrican Eveampquot at 100,000 to 200,000 years ago.
  • Miguel Ángel Blanco is kidnapped in Ermua, Spain and murdered by the ETA.

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

Pretend You Don'T See Her

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Pretend You Don't See Her is the story of Lacey Farrell, a rising star on Manhattan's high-powered real estate scene. Lacey becomes the witness to a murder and hears the dying words of the victim, a woman who is convinced ...

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The Millionaire Next Door

By: Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

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The Deep End of the Ocean

By: Jacquelyn Mitchard

"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical ...

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The Dilbert Future

By: Scott Adams

Step aside, Bill Gates! Here comes today′s real technology guru and his totally original, laugh-out-loud New York Times bestseller that looks at the approaching new millennium and boldly predicts: more stupidity

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Big Thinkers!

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Steam

Genre: Adventure, Edutainment

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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Eat My Dust

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Star Wars: Yoda Stories

Platform: Game Boy Color, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: LucasArts

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A2 Racer

A2 Racer

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Davilex Games

あやかし忍伝くの一番 Ayakashi Ninden Kunoichiban

あやかし忍伝くの一番 Ayakashi Ninden Kunoichiban

Platform: PC, PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Dating sim

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