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Tuesday 8 July 1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carl Riemer and Kid Lucas. 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 The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Oz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing B.C. Story or Moto Racer.
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 ?

Oz

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

Loriot

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

Country: Germany

Herman Enciclopédia

Starring: Herman José

Country: Portugal

Varan-TV

Starring: Anders Andersson

Country: Sweden

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Contact

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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Face/Off

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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Hercules

Directed by: Ron Clements

Starring: Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, James Woods

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
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Facts:
  • 68th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Jacobs Field, Cleveland
  • NATO invites the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland to join the alliance in 1999.
  • Mayo Clinic researchers warn that the dieting drug "fen-phen" can cause severe heart and lung damage.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America - The Inside Story -- July 7, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9594
  • Life: Astrology

Books

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

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 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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Brain Droppings

By: George Carlin

With hundreds of sold-out concert dates each year, over 20 albums, two Grammys, two Cable ACE awards, and more HBO specials that anyone else, George Carlin is more popular than ever.

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Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

B.C. Story

B.C. Story

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: SemiCom

BS Tantei Club: Yuki ni Kieta Kako

BS Tantei Club: Yuki ni Kieta Kako

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

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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FIFA: Road to World Cup 98

Platform: PC Game Boy Mega Drive/Genesis SNES Sega Saturn PlayStation Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts THQ (Game Boy)

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Moto Racer

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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