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Friday July 11, 1997

US date format: 7/11/1997, UK date format: 11/7/1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include PrankNation . In that special week of July 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. Air Force One, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tiger Bay. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Grand Theft Auto or Tetrisphere.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Air Force One

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close, Wendy Crewson

Country: United States of America

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Good Burger

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Starring: Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, Sinbad, Abe Vigoda

Country: United States of America

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Prince Valiant

Directed by: Anthony Hickox

Starring: Stephen Moyer, Katherine Heigl, Thomas Kretschmann, Edward Fox

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The Butcher Boy

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw, Eamonn Owens, Alan Boyle

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Yes Boss

Directed by: Aziz Mirza

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Aditya Pancholi, Juhi Chawla, Kashmira Shah

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TV Series

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

Tiger Bay

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

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Happy Camp

Directed by: Josh Anthony

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Riding the Tiger

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

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Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

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Knights of Ramune

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 July 1997 ?

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
  • Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
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Planetary positions on July 11, 1997 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
  2. Meredith Brooks - Bitch
  3. Hanson - MMMbop
  4. Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
  5. Bone Thugs N Harmony - Look Into My Eyes
  6. I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
  7. Say You'll Be There - The Spice Girls
  8. Shawn Colvin - Sunny Came Home
  9. Robyn - Do You Know (What It Takes)
  10. Quit Playing Games (With My Heart) - The Backstreet Boys
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
  2. Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  3. I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
  4. Smile - Scarface Featuring 2Pac & Johnny P
  5. Not Tonight - Lil' Kim Feat. Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy Elliott & Angie Mar
  6. Brownstone - 5 Miles To Empty
  7. K-Ci & JoJo - You Bring Me Up
  8. Look Into My Eyes (From "Batman & Robin") - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
  9. 112 - Cupid
  10. Dru Hill - In My Bed
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Enrique Iglesias - Solo En Ti
  2. El Mojado Acaudalado - Los Tigres del Norte
  3. El Tucanazo - Los Tucanes de Tijuana
  4. Enamorada - La Mafia
  5. Te Sigo Amando - Juan Gabriel
  6. Solo Contigo - Limite
  7. Gloria Estefan - No Pretendo
  8. Motivos - Grupo Mojado
  9. Tu Y Yo - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  10. Es La Mujer - Alejandro Fernandez


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

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

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Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to …

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Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

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Into Thin Air

By: Jon Krakauer

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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Forbes Corporate Warrior

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Byron Preiss Multimedia

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Platform: Sega Saturn / PlayStation

Genre: Dating sim / Strategy

Publisher: Takara

Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto

Platform: MS-DOS; Microsoft Windows; PlayStation; Game Boy Color

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: NA ASC Games; EU Take-Two Interactive; UK BMG Interactive

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: 3D fighting

Publisher: LucasArts

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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The Right Stuff

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD release

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Sleeping Beauty

Studio: Walt Disney Pictures

Format: VHS release

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Fierce Creatures

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD release

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