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Saturday 16 August 1997

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Greyson Chance and Piper Curda. In that special week of August people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while London by Edward Rutherfurd was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching South Park. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Forbes Corporate Warrior or Turok.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

South Park

Written by: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden

Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, April Stewart

Country: United States

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Rummel & Rabalder

Starring: Ivan Mathias Petersson

Country: Sweden

Oz

Written by: Tom Fontana

Starring: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

Country: United States

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Beach Boys

Starring: Takashi Sorimachi, Yutaka Takenouchi, Ryôko Hirosue, Izumi Inamori

Country: Japan

Loriot

Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Evelyn Hamann, Heinz Meier, Heiner Schmidt

Country: Germany

Movies

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

Event Horizon

Directed by: Paul Anderson

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan

Country: United States

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Cop Land

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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Good Burger

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Starring: Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, Sinbad

Country: United States

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Air Force One

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

Country: United States

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Operation Condor

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Eva Cobo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Facts:
  • For only 2nd time Stanley Cup leaves North America (heads to Russia)

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Sport Games on 16 August 1997

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Molenbeek : 0 - 2
  • Lokeren - Genk : 1 - 5
  • Lommel - Beveren : 3 - 1
  • Mouscron - Gent : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 August 1997
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Beauvais - Red Star 93 : 2 - 1
  • Caen - Nancy : 2 - 2
  • Laval - Mulhouse : 3 - 0
  • Louhans-Cuis. - Lorient : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 16 August 1997
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Rennes : 2 - 2
  • Guingamp - Strasbourg : 0 - 0
  • Lyon - Monaco : 0 - 3
  • Montpellier - Marseille : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 August 1997
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Charlton - Oxford : 3 - 2
  • Crewe - West Brom : 2 - 3
  • Falkirk - Ayr : 2 - 1
  • Morton - Hamilton : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 16 August 1997

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.392
  • Time: Sharks. Photograph by Ben Cropp-Innerspace Visions.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9599

Books

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

London

By: Edward Rutherfurd

“A TOUR DE FORCE . . . LONDON TRACKS THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH CAPITAL FROM THE DAYS OF THE CELTS UNTIL THE PRESENT TIME.

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Executive Orders

By: Tom Clanc

Jack Ryan reluctantly occupies the Oval Office. (P, Berkley)

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Power Of A Woman

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

No Matter How Much a Woman Has,There's Always too Much to Lose Stephanie Jardine is at the apex of her career and life running the American branch of Jardine's, the prestigious

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The Third Twin

By: Ken Follett

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERUsing a restricted FBI database, genetic researcher Jeanie Ferrami has located identical twins born to different mothers. Frightened by her bizarre discovery, she is determined to discover the truth at any cost—until she finds herself at the ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Castlevania Legends

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

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Chasm: The Rift

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software, WizardWorks Software, Megamedia Corp.

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Cookie and Bibi 3

Cookie and Bibi 3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Semicom

Forbes Corporate Warrior

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Byron Preiss Multimedia

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Turok

Platform: Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment (1997-2002) Touchstone Games (2008)

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