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Wednesday 9 April 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 9, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, directed by David Mirkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Sanctuary by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vanishing Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beasts and Bumpkins or BS Tantei Club: Yuki ni Kieta Kako.
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What the sky looked like on 9 April 1997

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Directed by: David Mirkin

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo, Alan Cumming

Country: United States

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Steel Sharks

Directed by: Rodney McDonald

Starring: Gary Busey, Billy Dee Williams, Billy Warlock, Shaun Toub

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Four Days in September

Directed by: Bruno Barreto

Starring: Alan Arkin, Pedro Cardoso, Fernanda Torres, Luiz Fernando Guimarães

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Directed by: Lance Young

Starring: Craig Sheffer, Terence Stamp, Sheryl Lee, Casey Siemaszko

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Directed by: Mick Jackson

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffmann, Don Cheadle

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TV Series

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

The Vanishing Man

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Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

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Directed by: Michael Herbig

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Die Camper

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Die Rettungsflieger

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 April 1997 ?

  • Saint Waltrudis
  • Saint Casilda
  • Saint Ingofried
  • Saint Hugo of Rouan
  • Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Cleveland Indians closer Jose Mesa found guilty of rape
  • NFL announces it will give $3 million to Canadian Football League and possible "World Classic Bowl".
  • Major League Soccer announces Miami and Chicago expansion.

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Sport Games on 9 April 1997

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Philadelphia 76ers : 116 - 101
  • Boston Celtics - Charlotte Hornets : 111 - 136
  • Chicago Bulls - Indiana Pacers : 86 - 80
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Utah Jazz : 89 - 101
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Charlton - Huddersfield : 2 - 1
  • Man City - Bolton : 1 - 2
  • West Brom - Crystal Palace : 1 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Coventry - Chelsea : 3 - 1
  • Derby - Southampton : 1 - 1
  • Everton - Leicester : 1 - 1
  • Sheffield Weds - Tottenham : 2 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 09, 1997 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Can't Nobody Hold Me Down - Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase)
  2. Dru Hill - In My Bed
  3. 702 - Get It Together
  4. For You I Will (From "Space Jam") - Monica
  5. Foxy Brown Featuring Jay-Z - I'll Be
  6. Big Daddy - Hev-D
  7. Montell Jordan - What's On Tonight
  8. 112 - Cupid
  9. Erykah Badu - On & On
  10. Mint Condition - You Don't Have To Hurt No More
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Enamorado Por Primera Vez - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Ya Me Voy Para Siempre - Los Temerarios
  3. Mi Sangre Prisionera - Los Tigres del Norte
  4. O Soy O Fui - Marco Antonio Solis
  5. Quien Pierde Mas - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  6. Juguete - Limite
  7. Piensa En Mi - Grupo Mojado
  8. Charola De Plata - Tiranos del Norte
  9. Lorenzo Antonio - El No Te Quiere
  10. Mi Mujer - Emmanuel


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


By: Nora Roberts

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a seductive and suspenseful novel of dangerous liaisons and family betrayals…Photographer Jo Ellen Hathaway thought she'd escaped the house called Sanctuary long ago.

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Chromosome 6

By: Robin Cook

Behind the headlines on cloning--Dr. Robin Cook blends fact with fiction in one of his most terrifying bestsellers...Chromosome 6 is a prophetic thriller that challenges the medical ethics of genetic manipulation

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By: David Sedaris

Welcome to the hilarious, strange, elegiac, outrageous world of David Sedaris. In Naked, Sedaris turns the mania for memoir on its ear, mining the exceedingly rich terrain of his life, his

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A Thin Dark Line

By: Tami Hoag

Terror stalks the streets of Bayou Breaux, Louisiana. A suspected murderer is free on a technicality, and the cop accused of planting evidence against him is ordered off the case.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance

Platform: DOS and Windows 95

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Beasts and Bumpkins

Beasts and Bumpkins

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy Simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

BS Tantei Club: Yuki ni Kieta Kako

BS Tantei Club: Yuki ni Kieta Kako

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

A2 Racer

A2 Racer

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Davilex Games

Automobili Lamborghini

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Titus Software; EU Titus Software

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Home videos

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

Alice in Wonderland

Studio: Disney

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

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS release

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Jeremiah Johnson

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Studio: VHS releases; part of the Walt Disney Film Classics:

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