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Thursday 9 January 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lauryn McClain and Jailyne Ochoa. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Ranch by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Odoru daisosasen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dōsei or Arkanoid: Doh It Again.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Scream

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Daylight

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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Star Trek: First Contact

Directed by: Jonathan Frakes

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 9 January 1997

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TV Series

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

Bingo & Molly

Written by: Tom Broadbridge, Alice Donenfeld, Robin Goodrow, Parker Page

Starring: Robin Goodrow, Frank Italiano, Larissa Matheson, Rachel More

Country: United States

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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

Country: United States

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Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Heart attacks sends Frank Sinatra back to hospital
  • Michael Eisner signs a new ten-year contract as chairman of Disney. His base salary is US$750,000 per year, plus a bonus tied to the company's financial performance, and he receives stock options for 8 million shares to be exercised between 2003 and 2006. The value of the options is estimated at US$195-771 million.
  • Yachtsman Tony Bullimore is found alive, 5 days after his boat capsized in the Southern Ocean.thumb|Bill Clinton, the President of the United States, began his second term on January 20

Magazine Covers

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Sport Games on 9 January 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Orlando Magic : 97 - 92
  • Golden State Warriors - Vancouver Grizzlies : 102 - 86
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - New Jersey Nets : 110 - 107
  • Utah Jazz - Toronto Raptors : 96 - 110
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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam") - R. Kelly
  2. Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
  3. Nobody - Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage
  4. En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
  5. I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife") - Whitney Houston
  6. Mint Condition - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  7. No Diggity - BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre)
  8. New Edition - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
  9. No Time - Lil' Kim Featuring Puff Daddy
  10. Ginuwine - Pony
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Asi Como Te Conoci - Marco Antonio Solis
  2. Trapecista - Enrique Iglesias
  3. No Pude Enamorarme Mas - Los Tigres del Norte
  4. Palomita Blanca - Michael Salgado
  5. El Principe - Limite
  6. Ni Como Amigos - Los Mismos
  7. El Baile De La Botella - Joe Luciano
  8. Linda Eh - Grupo Mania
  9. Piensa En Mi - Grupo Mojado
  10. El Golpe Traidor - Bronco: El Gigante De America

Books

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

The Ranch

By: Danielle Steel

In her 39th best-selling novel, Danielle Steel brings to life the story of three women, old roommates from college, who come together after twenty years, one summer at The Ranch.They

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Forever, Erma

By: Erma Bombeck

When Erma Bombeck died on April 22, 1996, she left behind something that few writers could hope to bequeath--a written legacy of more than 4,500 columns and twelve bestselling books and

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The Laws of Our Fathers

By: Scott Turow

In Kindle County, a woman is killed in an apparent random drive-by shooting. The woman turns out to be the ex-wife of a prominent state senator and an old acquaintance of Judge Sonia Klonsky, on whose desk the case lands.

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Chicken Soup for the Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

In this book of 101 inspirational stories, contributors share their personal angel experiences of faith, miracles, and answered prayers, which will amaze and inspire you.Celestial, otherworldly, heavenly.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dōsei

Platform: Windows

Genre: Eroge, Social simulation game

Publisher: Nexton

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Championship Manager: Season 97/98

Championship Manager: Season 97/98

Platform: PC

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Eberouge

Eberouge

Platform: Sega Saturn / PlayStation

Genre: Dating sim / Strategy

Publisher: Takara

ABC Sports Indy Racing

ABC Sports Indy Racing

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ABC Interactive

Arkanoid: Doh It Again

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Breakout

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