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Tuesday August 12, 1997

US date format: 8/12/1997, UK date format: 12/8/1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). 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. Deconstructing Harry, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ghar Jamai. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carmageddon or Descent to Undermountain.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Deconstructing Harry

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Judy Davis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Stephanie Roth Haberle

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Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, James Coburn, Brigid Tierney

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Soul Food

Directed by: George Tillman Jr.

Starring: Vanessa Williams, Vivica A. Fox, Nia Long, Michael Beach

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Directed by: Harmony Korine

Starring: Nick Sutton, Jacob Sewell, Lara Tosh, Jacob Reynolds

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Directed by: Bill Duke

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Tim Roth, Vanessa Williams, Andy Garcia

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TV Series

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Ghar Jamai

Directed by: Arun Bhatt

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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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Sport Games on 12 August 1997

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  • Crystal Palace - Barnsley : 0 - 1
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1997 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Dru Hill - Never Make A Promise
  2. The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase - Mo Money Mo Problems
  3. Not Tonight - Lil' Kim Feat. Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy Elliott & Angie Mar
  4. I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
  5. Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  6. I Can Love You/Love Is All We Need - Mary J. Blige
  7. Up Jumps Da Boogie - Magoo And Timbaland
  8. Someone - SWV (Featuring Puff Daddy)
  9. R. Kelly - Gotham City
  10. Foxy Brown Featuring Dru Hill - Big Bad Mamma
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Miente - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Por Debajo De La Mesa - Luis Miguel
  3. El Tucanazo - Los Tucanes de Tijuana
  4. Jordi - Desesperadamente Enamorado
  5. Gloria Estefan - No Pretendo
  6. Vivir Sin Ellas - Intocable
  7. Thalia - Amor A La Mexicana
  8. Acepta Mi Error - Los Temerarios
  9. Te Sigo Amando - Juan Gabriel
  10. Mi Ultimo Adios - Marco Antonio Solis


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

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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Fat Tuesday

By: Sandra Brown

A police officer is furious that his partner's murderer was acquitted. In a desperate act of revenge, he kidnaps the defense attorney's wife. Who will find redemption in this story of corruption and passion?

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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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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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Platform: DOS

Genre: Action-adventure, Roleplaying video game

Publisher: Vochozka Trading


Platform: MS-DOS, Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, iOS, Android

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: SCi, Interplay

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Descent to Undermountain

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Interplay

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mountain King Studios

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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?

The Mirror Has Two Faces

Studio: Tristar

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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The World's Greatest Athlete

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Murder at 1600

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Republic

Format: DVD release

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