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Monday 8 December 1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chloe Morton . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh! by Teletubbies was in the top 5 hits. Titanic, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Letter by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Des Racines & des Ailes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chasm: The Rift or Arkanoid Returns.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Des Racines & des Ailes

Starring: Patrick de Carolis

Country: France

The joulukalenteri

Starring: Raimo Smedberg, Seppo Korjus, Kari Lehtomäki, Jukka Virtanen

Country: Finland

Pataclaun

Starring: Carlos Alcántara, Wendy Ramos

Country: Peru

Podge and Rodge. A Scare at Bedtime

Starring: Mick O'Hara, Ciaran Morrison

Country: Ireland

I'm Alan Partridge

Starring: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Titanic

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane

Country: United States

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The Postman

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Larenz Tate

Country: United States

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Home Alone 3

Directed by: Raja Gosnell

Starring: Alex D. Linz, Olek Krupa, Rya Kihlstedt

Country: United States

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Scream 2

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Good Will Hunting

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Starring: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 8th Billboard Music Awards: LeAnn Rimes and Spice Girls win.
  • Myra Hindley, one of the Moors murderers, arrives at the High Court of Justice, to contest a recent Home Secretary's decision that she should remain in prison until she dies.

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Sport Games on 8 December 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Indiana Pacers - Utah Jazz : 97 - 106
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Portland Trail Blazers : 99 - 105
  • New Jersey Nets - Miami Heat : 97 - 105
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Orlando Magic : 86 - 95
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NFL
American Football
  • Carolina Panthers - Dallas Cowboys : 23 - 13
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Nurnberg - Stuttgarter K : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 8 December 1997
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Sheffield Weds - Barnsley : 2 - 1
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1997?

  • Time: Needlework illustration depicting cars driving into small town
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9616
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.408

Books

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

The Letter

By: Richard Paul Evans

In the final episode in The Christmas Box collection, David and MaryAnne Parkin find a mysterious letter at the base of their child Andrea's grave that eventually returns joy to their marriage, which had been strained in the nineteen years ...

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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 Perfect Storm

By: Sebastian Junger

"There is nothing imaginary about Junger's book; it is all terrifyingly, awesomely real." ―Los Angeles TimesIt was the storm of the century, boasting waves over one hundred feet high―a tempest created by so rare a combination of factors that meteorologists ...

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The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass

By: Stephen King

Now a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba The fourth volume in the brilliant Dark Tower Series is “splendidly tense…rip-roaring” (Publishers Weekly)—a #1 national bestseller about an epic quest to save the universe.In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chasm: The Rift

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software, WizardWorks Software, Megamedia Corp.

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Dragon Ball GT: Final Bout Dragon Ball: Final Bout

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: NA Atari (reprint)

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Arkanoid Returns

Platform: Arcade Game, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Breakout

Publisher: Taito Corporation

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Emperor of the Fading Suns

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy, 4X

Publisher: SegaSoft

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A Fork in the Tale

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Any River Entertainment (CD)

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