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Wednesday 8 October 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Connor Carmody and Bella Thorne. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits. Boogie Nights, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Diana: Her True Story by Andrew Morton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fóstbræður. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ark of Time or Cookie and Bibi 3.
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 ?

Science Court

Starring: Jennifer Harrison, H. Jon Benjamin, Bill Braudis, Micaela Hebert

Country: United States

The New Batman Adventures

Written by: Bob Kane

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States

Between Brothers

Written by: Barry O'Brien, Cheryl Alu

Starring: Kadeem Hardison, Dondre Whitfield, Kelly Perine, Rachael Crawford

Country: United States

Austin Stories

Written by: James Jones

Starring: Laura House, Howard Kremer, Brad 'Chip' Pope, Andy Brown

Country: United States

South Park

Written by: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden

Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, April Stewart

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Boogie Nights

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds

Country: United States

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Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mhe, Arno Frisch

Country: United States

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Gattaca

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law

Country: United States

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The Ice Storm

Directed by: Ang Lee

Starring: Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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L.A. Confidential

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Brown Meggs: CEO (Capitol Records), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 66.
  • Bertrand Goldberg: American architect designed the Marina City Building(d. 1997).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11193
  • Time: A new movement is filling stadiums with men asserting their manhood. This week they rally in Washing
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9607

Books

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

Diana: Her True Story

By: Andrew Morton

The sensational biography of Princess Diana, written with her cooperation and now featuring exclusive new material to commemorate the 20th anniversary of her death.When Diana: Her True Story was first published in 1992, it forever changed the way the public ...

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Diana: Her New Life

By: Andrew Morton

The author of Diana: Her True Story once again offers a behind-the-scenes look at the real life of Princess Diana, featuring never-before-published photographs and new facets of Diana's social and private life.

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The Best Laid Plans

By: Sidney Sheldon

He wanted power. Oliver Russell is fated to rise to the pinnacle of power, the office of President of the United States. She wanted revenge. Leslie Stewart is his betrayed fiancee, a woman dedicated to a single purpose-the downfall of ...

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Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

By: John Gra

Subtitle: ?€œThe Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex?€?. (H, HarperCollins)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ark of Time

Platform: DOS, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: International Computer Entertainment Ltd.

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Arkanoid Returns

Platform: Arcade Game, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Breakout

Publisher: Taito Corporation

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Bomberman 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA / PAL Nintendo

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Cookie and Bibi 3

Cookie and Bibi 3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Semicom

Flesh Feast

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: SegaSoft

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