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Monday 11 August 1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Savannah Chrisley . In that special week of August people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Up Island by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching South Park. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galapagos (video game) or Famista 64.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Event Horizon

Directed by: Paul Anderson

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan

Country: United States

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Cop Land

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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Good Burger

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Starring: Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, Sinbad

Country: United States

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Air Force One

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

Country: United States

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Operation Condor

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Eva Cobo

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Rummel & Rabalder

Starring: Ivan Mathias Petersson

Country: Sweden


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


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

Country: Germany

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 August 1997 ?

  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
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  • Benin legalizes Jan 10th as a voodoo holiday

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Sport Games on 11 August 1997

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • St Pauli - Mainz : 2 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Lorient - Nice : 1 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Arsenal - Coventry : 2 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1997?

  • Time: Sharks. Photograph by Ben Cropp-Innerspace Visions.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9599
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.391


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

Up Island

By: Anne Rivers Siddons

From childhood, Molly Bell Redwine was taught by her charismatic, domineering mother that "family is everything." But no one warned Molly that family can change unexpectedly.

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Power Of A Woman

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

No Matter How Much a Woman Has,There's Always too Much to Lose Stephanie Jardine is at the apex of her career and life running the American branch of Jardine's, the prestigious

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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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Executive Orders

By: Tom Clanc

Jack Ryan reluctantly occupies the Oval Office. (P, Berkley)

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Galapagos (video game)

Galapagos (video game)

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Action, Simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts (US), Sega (JP)

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: 3D fighting

Publisher: LucasArts

X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse

Platform: PC (MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks Software

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Darklight Conflict

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, Saturn, Windows

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Famista 64

Famista 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Namco

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