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Tuesday 14 October 1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. The Devil's Advocate, directed by Taylor Hackford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Angel Of Darkness by Caleb Carr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Atheist Experience. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dead or Alive or Bravo Air Race.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Devil's Advocate

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills

Country: United States

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I Know What You Did Last Summer

Directed by: Jim Gillespie

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

Country: United States

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Boogie Nights

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds

Country: United States

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Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Atheist Experience

Starring: Matt Dillahunty, Tracie Harris

Country: United States


Starring: Jón Gnarr

Country: Iceland

The New Batman Adventures

Written by: Bob Kane

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States

Science Court

Starring: Jennifer Harrison, H. Jon Benjamin, Bill Braudis, Micaela Hebert

Country: United States

Between Brothers

Written by: Barry O'Brien, Cheryl Alu

Starring: Kadeem Hardison, Dondre Whitfield, Kelly Perine, Rachael Crawford

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 October 1997 ?

  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
  • RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
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Famous Deaths:
  • Florida Marlins beat Atlanta Braves 4 games to 1 in NLCS

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Sport Games on 14 October 1997

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Leverkusen : 0 - 1
  • FC Koln - Schalke 04 : 0 - 2
  • Hamburg - Karlsruhe : 3 - 1
  • Hertha - Bochum : 2 - 2
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Mallorca - Barcelona : 0 - 1
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Huddersfield - Charlton : 0 - 3
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Watford : 1 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: America's fascination with Buddhism. On cover: Brad Pitt from the film 'Seven Years in Tibet.'
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9608
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.400


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

The Angel Of Darkness

By: Caleb Carr

In one of the most critically acclaimed novels of the year, Caleb Carr-- bestselling author of The Alienist--pits Dr. Laszlo Kreizler and his colleagues against a murderer as evil as the

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A Lesson Before Dying

By: Ernest J. Gaines

From the author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.

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By: Don DeLillo

A finalist for the National Book Award, Don DeLillo’s most powerful and riveting novel—“a great American novel, a masterpiece, a thrilling page-turner” (San Francisco Chronicle)—Underworld is about the second half of

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The Best Laid Plans

By: Sidney Sheldon

He wanted power. Oliver Russell is fated to rise to the pinnacle of power, the office of President of the United States. She wanted revenge. Leslie Stewart is his betrayed fiancee, a woman dedicated to a single purpose-the downfall of ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dead or Alive

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Tecmo

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Bomberman 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA / PAL Nintendo

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Bravo Air Race

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

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Dark Reign: The Future of War

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 (Redux)

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Activision

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Doraemon: Nobita to Mittsu no Seireiseki

Doraemon: Nobita to Mittsu no Seireiseki

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Epoch Co.

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