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Wednesday 13 August 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Fat Tuesday by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching South Park. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dreams to Reality or Front Mission Alternative.
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TV Series

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

South Park

Written by: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden

Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, April Stewart

Country: United States

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Rummel & Rabalder

Starring: Ivan Mathias Petersson

Country: Sweden

Oz

Written by: Tom Fontana

Starring: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

Country: United States

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Beach Boys

Starring: Takashi Sorimachi, Yutaka Takenouchi, Ryôko Hirosue, Izumi Inamori

Country: Japan

Loriot

Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Evelyn Hamann, Heinz Meier, Heiner Schmidt

Country: Germany

Movies

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

Event Horizon

Directed by: Paul Anderson

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan

Country: United States

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Cop Land

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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Good Burger

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Starring: Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, Sinbad

Country: United States

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Air Force One

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

Country: United States

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Operation Condor

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Eva Cobo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Boston Red Sox trade Mike Stanley back to the New York Yankees
  • SD Padres trade Rickey Henderson to Anaheim Angels

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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Sharks. Photograph by Ben Cropp-Innerspace Visions.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9599
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.391

Books

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

Fat Tuesday

By: Sandra Brown

A police officer is furious that his partner's murderer was acquitted. In a desperate act of revenge, he kidnaps the defense attorney's wife. Who will find redemption in this story of corruption and passion?

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The God Of Small Things

By: Arundhati Roy

Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s debut novel is a modern classic that has been read and loved worldwide.

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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The Gift Of Fear

By: Gavin de Becker

True fear is a gift. Unwarranted fear is a curse. Learn how to tell the difference.A date won't take "no" for an answer.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Enemy Nations

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Head Games Publishing

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Harvest Moon GB

Platform: Game Boy, Game Boy Color

Genre: Life simulation, role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; NA Natsume; EU Nintendo

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CrimeWave

Platform: Saturn

Genre: Driving/Car combat

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Virgin Interactive (Japan)

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Dreams to Reality

Platform: Personal computer, PlayStation

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Front Mission Alternative

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square

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