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Monday 15 December 1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Stefania Owen and Jaira Miller. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits. As Good as It Gets, directed by James L. Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Des Racines & des Ailes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 101 Dalmatians: Escape from DeVil Manor or Chaos Island: The Lost World.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

As Good as It Gets

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

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Tomorrow Never Dies

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce, Michelle Yeoh

Country: United States

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Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane

Country: United States

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The Postman

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Larenz Tate

Country: United States

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Home Alone 3

Directed by: Raja Gosnell

Starring: Alex D. Linz, Olek Krupa, Rya Kihlstedt

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Des Racines & des Ailes

Starring: Patrick de Carolis

Country: France

The joulukalenteri

Starring: Raimo Smedberg, Seppo Korjus, Kari Lehtomäki, Jukka Virtanen

Country: Finland


Starring: Carlos Alcántara, Wendy Ramos

Country: Peru

Podge and Rodge. A Scare at Bedtime

Starring: Mick O'Hara, Ciaran Morrison

Country: Ireland

I'm Alan Partridge

Starring: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 December 1997 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • The Treaty of Bangkok is signed allowing the transformation of Southeast Asia into a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone.
  • A chartered Tupolev TU-154 from Tajikistan crashes in the desert near Sharja, United Arab Emirates airport killing 85.

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Sport Games on 15 December 1997

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Portland Trail Blazers : 99 - 90
  • Indiana Pacers - Toronto Raptors : 108 - 101
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Boston Celtics : 83 - 100
  • Phoenix Suns - Chicago Bulls : 104 - 111
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American Football
  • Denver Broncos - San Francisco 49ers : 17 - 34
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • St Pauli - Unterhaching : 1 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Man United - Aston Villa : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 15 December 1997

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Al Gore -- Dec. 15, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9617
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.409


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

The Man Who Listens To Horses

By: Monty Roberts

Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

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The Dark Side Of Camelot

By: Seymour M. Hersh

This monumental work of investigative journalism reveals the Kennedy White House as never before. With its meticulously documented & compulsively readable portrait of John F.

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The Matarese Countdown

By: Robert Ludlum

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “First-rate suspense.”—People Twenty years ago, top agents from the CIA and KGB banded together to bring down the Matarese Circle, an international cabal of

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By: Anne Rice

In the grand manner of Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice's new novel moves across time and the continents, from nineteenth-century Vienna to a St. Charles Greek Revival mansion in present-day New Orleans to dazzling capitals of the modern-day world, ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

101 Dalmatians: Escape from DeVil Manor

101 Dalmatians: Escape from DeVil Manor

Platform: PC

Genre: Action/Adventure/Strategy

Publisher: Disney Interactive

Cool Boarders 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: JP UEP Systems; NA SCEA; EU SCEE; JP Studio Zan (PSN)

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Agent Armstrong

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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Chaos Island: The Lost World

Chaos Island: The Lost World

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Space simulation

Publisher: LucasArts

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