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Sunday 12 October 1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sage Sivan and Boris. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Bean, directed by Mel Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Amber Beach by Elizabeth Lowell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Atheist Experience. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eberouge or Ceremony of Innocence.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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

Between Brothers

Written by: Barry O'Brien, Cheryl Alu

Starring: Kadeem Hardison, Dondre Whitfield, Kelly Perine, Rachael Crawford

Country: United States

Movies

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

I Know What You Did Last Summer

Directed by: Jim Gillespie

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

Country: United States

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Bean

Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills

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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Boogie Nights

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds

Country: United States

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Gattaca

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Denver: American folk singer, recording artist, club performer and actor.
Facts:
  • David Duval wins Michelob Championship at Kingsmill Golf Club
  • Juli Inkster wins LPGA Samsung World Championship
  • Transamerica Senior Golf
  • Andy Green sets the first supersonic land speed record for the ThrustSSC team, led by Richard Noble of the UK. ThrustSSC goes through the flying mile course at Black Rock Desert, Nevada at an average speed of 1,227.985nbspkm/h (763.035nbspmph).
  • NASA launches the Cassini–Huygens probe to Saturn.

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Sport Games on 12 October 1997

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - New Orleans Saints : 23 - 17
  • Buffalo Bills - New England Patriots : 6 - 33
  • Carolina Panthers - Minnesota Vikings : 14 - 21
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Tennessee Titans : 7 - 30
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Leganes - Elche : 1 - 0
  • Levante - Jaen : 2 - 0
  • Numancia - Logrones : 1 - 0
  • Osasuna - Orense : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 12 October 1997
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Wolves : 1 - 0
  • Stoke - Port Vale : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 12 October 1997
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Cagliari - Monza : 2 - 2
  • C. Sangro - Salernitana : 3 - 5
  • F. Andria - Ancona : 1 - 1
  • Genoa - Foggia : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 12 October 1997

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.400
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11193
  • Time: A new movement is filling stadiums with men asserting their manhood. This week they rally in Washing

Books

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

Amber Beach

By: Elizabeth Lowell

Deadly secrets are buried on Amber Beach ...Donovan International is a power to be reckoned with in the dazzling and cutthroat worldwide gem trade -- and is therefore a target for

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The Royals

By: Kitty Kelley

Kitty Kelly's exposes of Oprah Winfrey, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Reagan, and Jackie Onassis have made her the world's most successful biographer.

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Dirty Jokes And Beer

By: Drew Carey

We all know Drew Carey from The Drew Carey Show and his award-winning stand-up career, but do we really know Drew Carey, the person?

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Angela's Ashes

By: Frank McCourt

A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Eberouge

Eberouge

Platform: Sega Saturn / PlayStation

Genre: Dating sim / Strategy

Publisher: Takara

Battle Circuit

Battle Circuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

Beach Festival World Championship 1997

Beach Festival World Championship 1997

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Volleyball

Publisher: Comad

Ceremony of Innocence

Ceremony of Innocence

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Real World Multimedia

An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action role-playing, survival horror

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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