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Thursday 13 February 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Prince Michael Jackson Jr and Michael Jackson. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fortean TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing G-Police or Atlantis: The Lost Tales.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee

Country: United States

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Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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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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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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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

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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Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 February 1997 ?

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Famous Deaths:
  • Three Sisters, opens at Criterion Theater, New York City
  • Discovery captures Hubble Space Telescope
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 7,000 for the first time, gaining 60.81 to 7,022.44.
  • The Washington Post reports that U.S. Justice Department investigators found evidence the Chinese Embassy in Washington, DC may have coordinated financial contributions to the Democratic party in violation of U.S. law.

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Sport Games on 13 February 1997

American Basketball
  • Golden State Warriors - Dallas Mavericks : 107 - 99
  • Indiana Pacers - Miami Heat : 90 - 106
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Sacramento Kings : 98 - 105
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Denver Nuggets : 132 - 117
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Lens - Paris SG : 1 - 2
  • Nantes - Auxerre : 0 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in February 1997?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11215
  • Time: All images copyright Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. (Luke Skywalker by Ralph Nelson Jr.; C-3PO
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9572


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

Simple Abundance

By: Sarah Ban Breathnach

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROver 7 million copies sold in 30 languages!Simple Abundance is a book of evocative essays - one for every day of the year - for women who wish to live by their own lights.

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Total Control

By: David Baldacci

Total Heat Sidney Archer has the world. A husband she loves. A job at which she excels and a cherished young daughter.

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The Deep End of the Ocean

By: Jacquelyn Mitchard

"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical ...

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The Runaway Jury

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Final Furlong

Final Furlong

Platform: Namco System 23

Genre: Horse Racing


Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis SCEE

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Age of Empires

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Microsoft

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Atlantis: The Lost Tales

Platform: Microsoft Windows DOS Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive

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Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Microsoft

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