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Tuesday 16 December 1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Zara Larsson . 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 Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... And It's All Small Stuff by Richard Carlson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Des Racines & des Ailes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blast Corps or Dark Reign: The Future of War.
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 ?

Des Racines & des Ailes

Starring: Patrick de Carolis

Country: France

The joulukalenteri

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

Country: Finland

Pataclaun

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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Movies

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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Titanic

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane

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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The Postman

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Larenz Tate

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • President Clinton names his Labrador retriever, Buddy
  • An episode of Pokemon, ''Denno Senshi Porygon'', aired in Japan induces seizures in 685 Japanese children.

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Sport Games on 16 December 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Dallas Mavericks - Golden State Warriors : 92 - 103
  • Detroit Pistons - New York Knicks : 78 - 83
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Minnesota Timberwolves : 109 - 96
  • Phoenix Suns - Cleveland Cavaliers : 90 - 103
See all Basketball game results of 16 December 1997
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Hertha : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 December 1997
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Clyde - Queen of Sth : 0 - 0
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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

Books

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

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... And It's All Small Stuff

By: Richard Carlson

This groundbreaking inspirational guide--a classic in the self-help genre--shows you how to put challenges in perspective, reduce stress and anxiety through small daily changes, and find the path to achieving your goals.

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A Certain Justice

By: P. D. James

New York Times BestsellerWhen distinguished criminal lawyer Venetia Aldridge defends a young man for the brutal murder of his mother, she views the case as simply another opportunity to demonstrate

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Lucky You

By: Carl Hiaasen

A Florida woman wins millions in the lottery only to have her ticket stolen.

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Survival Of The Fittest

By: Jonathan Kellerman

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The daughter of a diplomat disappears on a school field trip—lured into the Santa Monica Mountains and killed in cold blood.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

F1 Pole Position 64 Human Grand Prix: The New Generation

F1 Pole Position 64 Human Grand Prix: The New Generation

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Ubisoft

Blast Corps

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action, puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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C-Dogs

Platform: PC (DOS, Linux, Mac OS X, Windows), source ports to additional platforms

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Ronny Wester

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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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Dilbert's Desktop Games

Platform: Windows 95 up to ME

Genre: Puzzle, Action

Publisher: DreamWorks Interactive

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