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Wednesday 12 November 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Leighton Flores and Aryan Khan. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Barbie Girl by Aqua was in the top 5 hits. The Jackal, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I'm Alan Partridge. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elemental Gearbolt or Final Furlong.
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TV Series

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

I'm Alan Partridge

Starring: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Atheist Experience

Starring: Matt Dillahunty, Tracie Harris

Country: United States

Fóstbræður

Starring: Jón Gnarr

Country: Iceland

Science Court

Starring: Jennifer Harrison, H. Jon Benjamin, Bill Braudis, Micaela Hebert

Country: United States

The New Batman Adventures

Written by: Bob Kane

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Jackal

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier

Country: United States

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Anastasia

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd

Country: United States

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Starship Troopers

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer

Country: United States

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Different from the Others

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Leo Connard, Ilse von Tasso-Lind

Country: United States

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The Devil's Advocate

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Dick Vitale signs with ESPN through year 2004
  • Pedro Martinez wins NL Cy Young Award
  • Ramzi Yousef is found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

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Sport Games on 12 November 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Indiana Pacers : 89 - 86
  • Denver Nuggets - Boston Celtics : 86 - 96
  • Detroit Pistons - Golden State Warriors : 102 - 71
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Phoenix Suns : 95 - 103
See all Basketball game results of 12 November 1997
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Betis - Sociedad : 0 - 0
  • Celta - Mallorca : 1 - 0
  • Compostela - Real Madrid : 2 - 3
  • Espanol - Valencia : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 12 November 1997
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Ath Madrid B : 2 - 1
  • Albacete - Jaen : 2 - 2
  • Eibar - Orense : 3 - 0
  • Hercules - Badajoz : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 12 November 1997
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Nice - Laval : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 12 November 1997

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Books

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

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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Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to ...

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Underworld

By: Don DeLillo

A finalist for the National Book Award, Don DeLillo’s most powerful and riveting novel—“a great American novel, a masterpiece, a thrilling page-turner” (San Francisco Chronicle)—Underworld is about the second half of

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Airframe

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop.”—People

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

British Open Championship Golf

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Golf sports game

Publisher: Looking Glass Technologies

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Beast Wars: Transformers

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS and Sony PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive Takara

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Earth 2140

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: EU TopWare Interactive; NA Interplay Entertainment

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Elemental Gearbolt

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

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Final Furlong

Final Furlong

Platform: Namco System 23

Genre: Horse Racing


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