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Monday 12 May 1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brandon Hudson and Odeya Rush. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.. In UK Lovefool by The Cardigans was in the top 5 hits. The Lost World: Jurassic Park, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Partner by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Loriot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Conquest Earth or Grandia.
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TV Series

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

Brass Eye

Starring: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

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

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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The Fifth Element

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman

Country: United States

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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York

Country: United States

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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Directed by: David Mirkin

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo

Country: United States

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Grosse Pointe Blank

Directed by: George Armitage

Starring: John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
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Facts:
  • 14 North Koreans defect to South Korea
  • Angels scores 13 in 7th vs. White Sox
  • Susie Maroney, 22, of Australia, is first to swim from Cuba to Florida.
  • Russia and Chechnya sign peace deal after 400 years of conflict.
  • Tornado narrowly misses downtown Miami, Florida.

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Sport Games on 12 May 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Utah Jazz : 93 - 98
  • Miami Heat - New York Knicks : 76 - 89
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Hertha : 3 - 1
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Valencia - La Coruna : 1 - 1
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Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Roda JC - NAC Breda : 2 - 1
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1997?

  • Time: Iconoclastic Dr. Andrew Weil, from Outline.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9586
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.378

Books

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

The Partner

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

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Just As I Am

By: Billy Graham

autobiography of Billy Graham

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Evening Class

By: Maeve Binchy

It was the quiet ones you had to watch. That's where the real passion was lurking.They came together at Mountainview College, a down-at-the-heels secondary school on the seamy side of Dublin,

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Naked

By: David Sedaris

Welcome to the hilarious, strange, elegiac, outrageous world of David Sedaris. In Naked, Sedaris turns the mania for memoir on its ear, mining the exceedingly rich terrain of his life, his

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chameleon Twist

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Conquest Earth

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Eidos

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Grandia

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP ESP Software; NA SCEA; EU Ubisoft; PAL Game Arts (PSN)

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ClayFighter 63⅓

ClayFighter 63⅓

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

Forbes Corporate Warrior

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Byron Preiss Multimedia

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