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Sunday 12 January 1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1997 by Robert Famighetti, editor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Odoru daisosasen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ceremony of Innocence or Extreme-G.
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TV Series

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

Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

Country: United States

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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Bingo & Molly

Written by: Tom Broadbridge, Alice Donenfeld, Robin Goodrow, Parker Page

Starring: Robin Goodrow, Frank Italiano, Larissa Matheson, Rachel More

Country: United States

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Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Scream

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Daylight

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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Star Trek: First Contact

Directed by: Jonathan Frakes

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 17th United Negro College Fund raises
  • Chrysler-Plymouth LPGA Tournament of Champions
  • HAL became operational (2001: A Space Odyssey)
  • Ice skater Oksana Baiul injured slightly whiled driving intoxicated
  • Wins Chrysler-Plymouth Tournament Of Champions

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Sport Games on 12 January 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Sacramento Kings : 97 - 93
  • Golden State Warriors - Milwaukee Bucks : 93 - 111
  • Orlando Magic - Toronto Raptors : 88 - 85
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NFL
American Football
  • Carolina Panthers - Green Bay Packers : 13 - 30
  • Jacksonville Jaguars - New England Patriots : 6 - 20
See all American Football game results of 12 January 1997
Serie A
Italian Football
  • Bologna - Parma : 0 - 1
  • Juventus - Atalanta : 0 - 0
  • Milan - Vicenza : 1 - 0
  • Napoli - Inter : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 12 January 1997
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Celta : 2 - 2
  • Ath Madrid - Zaragoza : 5 - 1
  • Compostela - Santander : 1 - 1
  • Extremadura - Real Madrid : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 12 January 1997

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Books

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

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1997

By: Robert Famighetti, editor

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Desperation

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem…"I see holes like eyes.

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Fugitive From the Cubicle Police

By: Scott Adams

An insider's look into the business office finds Dilbert and his colleagues facing the absurdities of corporate life and management incompetence.

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My Sergei: A Love Story

By: Ekaterina Gordeeva with E.M. Swift

The Olympic gold medalist offers a poignant, loving account of her life with her long-time partner and beloved husband, Sergei Grinkov, from their first introduction and successive world pairs skating championships, to their storybook romance and marriage, to the fatal ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A Fork in the Tale

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Any River Entertainment (CD)

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Atomic Bomberman

Platform: Windows

Genre: Arcade game, Maze

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Ceremony of Innocence

Ceremony of Innocence

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Real World Multimedia

Darkstalkers 3

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

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Extreme-G

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: futuristic racing

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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