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Thursday August 14, 1997

US date format: 8/14/1997, UK date format: 14/8/1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 14, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Austin Porter . 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 Fatal Terrain by Dale Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ghar Jamai. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Front Mission Alternative or Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok.
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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 14 August 1997 ?

  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
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  • 1776, opens at Criterion Theater, New York City
  • Convicted Okla City bomber Timothy McVeigh formally sentenced to death
  • Okla Court of Appeals upholds death sentence of Timothy McVeigh
  • Soyuz TM-25 lands

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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 ?

Fatal Terrain

By: Dale Brown

The bestselling author of Dale Brown’s Dreamland and Warrior Class, Dale Brown thrills readers with his chillingly realistic descriptions of high-tech warfare.

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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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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 Third Twin

By: Ken Follett

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERUsing a restricted FBI database, genetic researcher Jeanie Ferrami has located identical twins born to different mothers. Frightened by her bizarre discovery, she is determined to discover the truth at any cost—until she finds herself at the …

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Darklight Conflict

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, Saturn, Windows

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Front Mission Alternative

Front Mission Alternative

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square

Age of Empires

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Microsoft

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Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok

Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok

Platform: Mac OS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Fox Interactive

Burger Burger

Burger Burger

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Business simulation strategy game

Publisher: Gaps

Home videos

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

Under Siege

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD release

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The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: VHS releases; part of the Walt Disney Film Classics:

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The Fifth Element

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie

Studio: 20th Century Fox

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Warner

Format: DVD release

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