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Wednesday 16 April 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tayler Brayden . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Grosse Pointe Blank, directed by George Armitage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Partner by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Loriot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing G-Darius or Front Mission Alternative.
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TV Series

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

Zoo TV: The Television Series

Starring: Lisa Shock

Country: United States

Spy Game

Written by: Sam Raimi, John McNamara, Ivan Raimi

Starring: Linden Ashby, Allison Smith, Bruce McCarty

Country: United States

Brass Eye

Starring: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Fortean TV

Starring: Lionel Fanthorpe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Grosse Pointe Blank

Directed by: George Armitage

Starring: John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd

Country: United States

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Liar Liar

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper

Country: United States

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Crash

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Spader, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas

Country: United States

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Donnie Brasco

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

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Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love

Directed by: Mira Nair

Starring: Naveen Andrews, Sarita Choudhury, Indira Varma

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 April 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
  • Saint Fructuosus
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Facts:
  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Minneapolis / St. Paul on WRQC 100.3 FM
  • Houston, Texas, socialite Doris Angleton is murdered in her River Oaks home. Roger Angleton later admits to the crime in his suicide note. Despite being found innocent of the crime by a Texas jury, he is later arrested by the United States Department of Justice on similar charges.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Actress/comedian Ellen DeGeneres announcing to the world 'Yep, I'm Gay.'
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9582
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.374

Books

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

The Partner

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

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The Runaway Jury

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

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8 Weeks to Optimum Health

By: Andrew Weil

Now expanded and updated–the #1 New York Times bestselling book in which one of America’s most brilliant doctors shares his famous program for improving and protecting your healthEight Weeks to Optimum Health lays out Dr.

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The English Patient

By: Michael Ondaatje

With unsettling beauty and intelligence, Michael Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives in an abandoned Italian villa at the end of World War II.The

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok

Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok

Platform: Mac OS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Fox Interactive

Critical Depth

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Car combat

Publisher: GT Interactive

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Diablo: Hellfire

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing game, hack and slash

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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G-Darius

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP CyberFront; JP MediaKite; JP Sourcenext; NA/EU THQ

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Front Mission Alternative

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square

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