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Wednesday May 14, 1997

US date format: 5/14/1997, UK date format: 14/5/1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 14, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Riley Griffiths and Manushi Chhillar. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.. In UK Lovefool by The Cardigans was in the top 5 hits. Bent, directed by Sean Mathias, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Out To Canaan by Jan Karon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Born to Run. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Emperor of the Fading Suns or Lego Island.
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What the sky looked like on 14 May 1997

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Sean Mathias

Starring: Lothaire Bluteau, Clive Owen, Mick Jagger, Brian Webber

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American Perfekt

Directed by: Paul Chart

Starring: Amanda Plummer, Robert Forster, David Thewlis, Fairuza Balk

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Trial and Error

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

Starring: Michael Richards, Jeff Daniels, Charlize Theron, Jessica Steen

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The Blackout

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Matthew Modine, Claudia Schiffer, Béatrice Dalle, Sarah Lassez

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'Til There Was You

Directed by: Scott Winant

Starring: Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dylan McDermott, John Plumpis, Janel Moloney

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TV Series

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

Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

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Knights of Ramune

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

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The Vanishing Man

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Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

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Directed by: Michael Herbig

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 1997 ?

  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • The Star Alliance is formed between Air Canada, Lufthansa, SAS, Thai Airways International and United Airlines.

Sport Games on 14 May 1997

American Basketball
  • New York Knicks - Miami Heat : 81 - 96
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 14, 1997 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Enrique Iglesias - Solo En Ti
  2. Secuestro De Amor - Los Tucanes de Tijuana
  3. Los Tigres del Norte - Unidos Para Siempre
  4. Ya Me Voy Para Siempre - Los Temerarios
  5. Celine Dion - Sola Otra Vez
  6. O Soy O Fui - Marco Antonio Solis
  7. El Destino - Juan Gabriel / Rocio Durcal
  8. Quien Pierde Mas - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  9. Solo Contigo - Limite
  10. Nube Viajera - Alejandro Fernandez


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

Out To Canaan

By: Jan Karon

The fourth novel in the beloved Mitford series, by the bestselling author of At Home in Mitford and Somebody Safe with Somebody Good Millions of readers have come home to Mitford, the little town with

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Mcnally'S Gamble

By: Lawrence Sanders

A risky gamble might not pay off when Lawrence Sanders’s dilettante detective plunges into a quagmire of greed, passion, and murder At first, Archy McNally was unofficially enlisted to verify the bona

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Into Thin Air

By: Jon Krakauer

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

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Small Vices

By: Robert B. Parker

Ellis Alves is no angel. But his lawyer says he was framed for the murder of college student Melissa Henderson...and asks Spenser for help.From

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bushido Blade

Bushido Blade

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Square; NA SCEA; PAL SCEE

Emperor of the Fading Suns

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy, 4X

Publisher: SegaSoft

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Lego Island

Lego Island

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

BS Fire Emblem: Archanea Senki

BS Fire Emblem: Archanea Senki

Platform: Satellaview

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Nintendo

Final Liberation

Final Liberation

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: SSI, GOG Ltd

Home videos

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

The Shaggy Dog

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

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Walk the Proud Land

Studio: Universal Pictures

Format: VHS releases; part of the Universal Western Collection

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Three Wishes

Studio: HBO Home Video

Format: VHS release

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The Wizard of Oz

Studio: MGM

Format: DVD release

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Beavis and Butt-Head Do America

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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