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Wednesday August 13, 1997

US date format: 8/13/1997, UK date format: 13/8/1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Vale Genta . 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 The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ghar Jamai. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ABC Sports Indy Racing or Crusader: Adventure Out of Time.
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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

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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1997 ?

  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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  • Boston Red Sox trade Mike Stanley back to the New York Yankees
  • SD Padres trade Rickey Henderson to Anaheim Angels

Sport Games on 13 August 1997

Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - Blackburn : 0 - 4
  • Liverpool - Leicester : 1 - 2
  • Man United - Southampton : 1 - 0
  • Sheffield Weds - Leeds : 1 - 3
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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 ?

The Perfect Storm

By: Sebastian Junger

"There is nothing imaginary about Junger's book; it is all terrifyingly, awesomely real." ―Los Angeles TimesIt was the storm of the century, boasting waves over one hundred feet high―a tempest created by so rare a combination of factors that meteorologists …

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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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Deception On His Mind

By: Elizabeth George

Balford-le-Nez is a dying seaside town on the coast of Essex. But when a member of the town’s small but growing Asian community is found murdered near its beach, the sleepy

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Songs in Ordinary Time

By: Mary McGarry Morris

It's the summer of 1960 in Atkinson, Vermont. Maria Fermoyle is a strong but vulnerable divorced woman whose loneliness and ambition for her children make her easy prey for dangerous con man Omar Duvall.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Jane's 688(I) Hunter/Killer

Jane's 688(I) Hunter/Killer

Platform: Windows

Genre: Submarine simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Final Fantasy Tactics

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Square; NA Sony Computer Entertainment

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Eat My Dust

Eat My Dust

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

ABC Sports Indy Racing

ABC Sports Indy Racing

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ABC Interactive

Crusader: Adventure Out of Time

Crusader: Adventure Out of Time

Platform: Windows Mac OS X

Genre: Historical adventure

Publisher: Europress

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Last Time I Committed Suicide

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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House Arrest

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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Shadow Conspiracy

Studio: Hollywood Pictures

Format: VHS release

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Mars Attacks!

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD release

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How the Toys Saved Christmas

Studio: Buena Vista

Format: VHS release

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