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Sunday 14 December 1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Seth Degler . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John. The Education of Little Tree, directed by Richard Friedenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stella Street. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Fantasy Tactics or Dark Law: Meaning of Death.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Education of Little Tree

Directed by: Richard Friedenberg

Starring: James Cromwell, Joseph Ashton, Tantoo Cardinal, Mika Boorem

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Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong, Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin, Tenzin Yeshi Paichang

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Directed by: Ian Barry

Starring: Jamie Croft, Rebecca Gibney, Alex McKenna, Harold Hopkins

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Open Your Eyes

Directed by: Alejandro Amenábar

Starring: Eduardo Noriega, Penélope Cruz, Chete Lera, Fele Martínez

Country: United States

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Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Nathan Lane, Lee Evans, Vicki Lewis, Maury Chaykin

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

Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

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Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

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Directed by: Mick Garris

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Vampire Princess Miyu

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Yo amo a Paquita Gallego

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 December 1997 ?

  • R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
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Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Sutton: electronics engineer, dies at age 82.
  • Owen Barfield: philosopher of language, dies at age 99.
  • Kurt Winter: Canadian guitarist and songwriter (The Guess Who) (d. 1997).
  • Stubby Kaye: Actor (Guys & Dolls, Sweet Charity), dies at 79.
  • View From the Bridge, opens at Criterion Theater, New York City
  • Diners Club Senior Golf Match
  • Juli Inkster and Dottie Pepper win LPGA Diners Club Matches.
  • Phoenix Coyotes player Mike Gartner is 5th NHL player to score 700 goals.

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Sport Games on 14 December 1997

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Sacramento Kings : 93 - 89
  • Dallas Mavericks - Los Angeles Lakers : 89 - 119
  • Houston Rockets - Vancouver Grizzlies : 105 - 110
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Seattle SuperSonics : 101 - 107
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American Football
  • Arizona Cardinals - New Orleans Saints : 10 - 27
  • Chicago Bears - St. Louis Rams : 13 - 10
  • Dallas Cowboys - Cincinnati Bengals : 24 - 31
  • Detroit Lions - Minnesota Vikings : 14 - 13
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Milan : 1 - 2
  • Bari - Udinese : 0 - 0
  • Bologna - Lecce : 2 - 0
  • Empoli - Sampdoria : 4 - 1
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Lommel : 2 - 0
  • Genk - Standard : 1 - 1
  • Harelbeke - Anderlecht : 1 - 1
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1997 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. LSG - My Body
  2. Dru Hill - We're Not Making Love No More
  3. Boyz II Men - A Song For Mama
  4. Usher - You Make Me Wanna...
  5. My Love Is The Shhh! - Somethin' For The People Featuring Trina & Tamara
  6. Next - Butta Love
  7. Total - What About Us
  8. Sock It 2 Me/The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly) - Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Featuring Da Brat
  9. Mase - Feel So Good
  10. Been Around The World - Puff Daddy & The Family (Feat. The Notorious B.I.G. & Mase)
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Y Hubo Alguien - Marc Anthony
  2. En El Jardin - Alejandro Fernandez Featuring Gloria Estefan
  3. Si Tu Supieras - Alejandro Fernandez
  4. Nos Estorbo La Ropa - Vicente Fernandez
  5. Marco Antonio Solis - La Venia Bendita
  6. Me Miras Y Te Miro - Grupo Mania
  7. Gisselle - Quiero Estar Contigo
  8. Ricardo Montaner - Es Asi
  9. A Pesar De Todos - Ana Gabriel
  10. El Reloj - Luis Miguel


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

The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass

By: Stephen King

Now a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba The fourth volume in the brilliant Dark Tower Series is “splendidly tense…rip-roaring” (Publishers Weekly)—a #1 national bestseller about an epic quest to save the universe.In

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Lucky You

By: Carl Hiaasen

A Florida woman wins millions in the lottery only to have her ticket stolen.

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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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Wobegon Boy

By: Garrison Keillor

John Tollefson, a son of Lake Wobegon, has moved East to manage a radio station at a college for academically challenged children of financially gifted parents in upstate New York.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Final Fantasy Tactics

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Square; NA Sony Computer Entertainment

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Star Wars: Yoda Stories

Platform: Game Boy Color, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: LucasArts

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Achtung Spitfire!

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Strategy Computer wargaming

Publisher: Avalon Hill

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Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: 3D fighting

Publisher: LucasArts

Home videos

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

Romeo + Juliet

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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The Duel at Silver Creek

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Studio: Warner

Format: DVD release

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Jackie Chan's First Strike

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS release

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