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Tuesday 12 August 1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sayesha Saigal . 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 Fatal Terrain by Dale Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching South Park. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood or Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders.
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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 12 August 1997 ?

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Famous Deaths:
  • Luther Allison: Mayflower, Arkansas -- Rock guitarist (Bad News is Coming).

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Sport Games on 12 August 1997

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  • Crystal Palace - Barnsley : 0 - 1
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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 ?

Fatal Terrain

By: Dale Brown

The bestselling author of Dale Brown’s Dreamland and Warrior Class, Dale Brown thrills readers with his chillingly realistic descriptions of high-tech warfare.

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Special Delivery

By: Danielle Steel

In a novel that explores the fun and challenge, and occasional absurdity, of new beginnings, Danielle Steel tells the story of two people who find love where and when they least expect it.At

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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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The God Of Small Things

By: Arundhati Roy

Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s debut novel is a modern classic that has been read and loved worldwide.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ark of Time

Platform: DOS, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: International Computer Entertainment Ltd.

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Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software Atari, Inc. (digital)

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mountain King Studios

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Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders

Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Sega

Crusader: Adventure Out of Time

Crusader: Adventure Out of Time

Platform: Windows Mac OS X

Genre: Historical adventure

Publisher: Europress

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