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Wednesday 15 October 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John. In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Bean, directed by Mel Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Book by Whoopi Goldberg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Atheist Experience. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atlantis: The Lost Tales or British Open Championship Golf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Bean

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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The Devil's Advocate

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron

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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Gattaca

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

Fóstbræður

Starring: Jón Gnarr

Country: Iceland

Science Court

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

Country: United States

The New Batman Adventures

Written by: Bob Kane

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

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 15 October 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Cleveland Indians beat Baltimore Orioles 4 games to 2 in ALCS
  • Former rep Dan Rostenkowski released from custody for mail fraud
  • New York jury awards boxer Mitch Green $45,000 in civil lawsuit against Mike Tyson, for street brawl in 1988
  • US launches nuclear powered Cassini to Saturn
  • NASA launches the Cassini-Huygens probe to Saturn.

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Sport Games on 15 October 1997

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Stuttgart : 3 - 3
  • Duisburg - Hansa Rostock : 0 - 1
  • Kaiserslautern - Bielefeld : 3 - 1
  • M'gladbach - Munich 1860 : 5 - 1
See all Football game results of 15 October 1997
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Merida : 4 - 0
  • Betis - Zaragoza : 3 - 3
  • Espanol - Compostela : 1 - 0
  • La Coruna - Valladolid : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 15 October 1997
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Albacete - Numancia : 2 - 0
  • Badajoz - Ath Madrid B : 1 - 1
  • Eibar - Toledo : 3 - 3
  • Elche - Alaves : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 15 October 1997
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Beauvais - Toulon : 3 - 2
  • Le Mans - Wasquehal : 1 - 0
  • Lille - Caen : 3 - 0
  • Lorient - Mulhouse : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 15 October 1997

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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

Books

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

Book

By: Whoopi Goldberg

From the provocative and hilarious EGOT winner, bestselling author, and host of The View, Whoopi Goldberg, comes the perfect antidote to all those outdated relationship advice books in the world, weighing

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Angela's Ashes

By: Frank McCourt

A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

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Timequake

By: Kurt Vonnegut

There's been a timequake. And everyone—even you—must live the decade between February 17, 1991 and February 17, 2001 over again. The trick is that we all have to do exactly the

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The Royals

By: Kitty Kelley

Kitty Kelly's exposes of Oprah Winfrey, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Reagan, and Jackie Onassis have made her the world's most successful biographer.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Atlantis: The Lost Tales

Platform: Microsoft Windows DOS Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive

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Dilbert's Desktop Games

Platform: Windows 95 up to ME

Genre: Puzzle, Action

Publisher: DreamWorks Interactive

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Flesh Feast

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: SegaSoft

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Bomberman 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA / PAL Nintendo

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British Open Championship Golf

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Golf sports game

Publisher: Looking Glass Technologies

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