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Thursday January 9, 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1997). 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. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Silent Honor by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Staying Alive. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ABC Sports Indy Racing or Achaea, Dreams of Divine Lands.
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What the sky looked like on 9 January 1997

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Movies

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

Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee, Scott Mosier

Country: United States

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Prefontaine

Directed by: Steve James

Starring: Jared Leto, R. Lee Ermey, Ed O'Neill, Breckin Meyer

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Nirvana

Directed by: Gabriele Salvatores

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Diego Abatantuono, Sergio Rubini, Stefania Rocca

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Zeus and Roxanne

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Kathleen Quinlan, Arnold Vosloo, Dawn McMillan

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Shadow Conspiracy

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Donald Sutherland, Linda Hamilton, Stephen Lang

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TV Series

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

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

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Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

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Holding the Baby

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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

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 09, 1997 - Geocentric view

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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. You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You - New Edition
  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 ?

Silent Honor

By: Danielle Steel

In her 38th bestselling novel, Danielle Steel creates a powerful, moving portrayal of families divided, lives shattered and a nation torn apart by prejudice during a shameful episode in recent American history.

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The Horse Whisperer

By: Nicholas Evans

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHis name is Tom Booker. His voice can calm wild horses, his touch can heal broken spirits. And Annie Graves has traveled across a continent to the Booker ranch in Montana, desperate to heal her injured ...

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Snow Falling on Cedars

By: David Guterson

Winner of the PEN/Faulkner AwardAmerican Booksellers Association Book of the Year AwardSan Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies. But

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Achaea, Dreams of Divine Lands

Achaea, Dreams of Divine Lands

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: Iron Realms Entertainment

Damage Incorporated

Platform: Windows 95 System 7

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks (PC) MacSoft (Mac)

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ABC Sports Indy Racing

ABC Sports Indy Racing

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ABC Interactive

Grant, Lee, Sherman: Civil War Generals 2

Grant, Lee, Sherman: Civil War Generals 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Test Drive 4

Platform: PlayStation PC CD-ROM

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

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Home videos

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

Pete's Dragon

Studio: Disney

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

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My Best Friend's Wedding

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Blown Away

Studio: MGM

Format: DVD release

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The Karate Kid

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS releases; part of the Columbia/Tristar Family Collection

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Zeus and Roxanne

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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