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Thursday 16 January 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include MrMitch361 . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Living Faith by Jimmy Carter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Odoru daisosasen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Famista 64 or Hanagumi Taisen Columns.
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TV Series

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

Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

Country: United States

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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Bingo & Molly

Written by: Tom Broadbridge, Alice Donenfeld, Robin Goodrow, Parker Page

Starring: Robin Goodrow, Frank Italiano, Larissa Matheson, Rachel More

Country: United States

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Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee

Country: United States

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Scream

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Daylight

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Ennis Cosby, the 29-year-old only son of actor Bill Cosby, is killed by a gunman while changing a flat tire in Los Angeles, California.
  • Anthony Stuart takes ODI hat-trick, Australia versus Pakistan, Melbourne Cricket Ground.
  • Microsoft ships Microsoft Office 97 application suite for Windows. It includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. Standard version price is US$499; upgrade price is US$209. Professional version price is US$599; upgrade price is US$309.

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Sport Games on 16 January 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Denver Nuggets : 87 - 88
  • Miami Heat - Boston Celtics : 102 - 94
  • Orlando Magic - Atlanta Hawks : 67 - 78
  • Phoenix Suns - Utah Jazz : 91 - 95
See all Basketball game results of 16 January 1997
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Football (Greece)
  • AEK - Paniliakos : 2 - 0
  • Olympiakos - Xanthi : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 January 1997

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bill Gates -- Jan. 13, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9568
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.361

Books

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

Living Faith

By: Jimmy Carter

For almost three decades, President Carter has regularly spent part of each Sunday reading from scripture and sharing his personal faith with neighbors, friends, and visitors at his Baptist church in

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The Christmas Box

By: Richard Paul Evans

A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since

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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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Executive Orders

By: Tom Clancy

The President is dead--and the weight, literally, of the world falls on Jack Ryan's shoulders, in Tom Clancy's newest and most extraordinary novel.I don't know what to do.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

7th Legion

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: MicroProse

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Famista 64

Famista 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Namco

Hanagumi Taisen Columns

Hanagumi Taisen Columns

Platform: Sega Saturn, ST-V arcade board

Genre: Falling-blocks puzzle

Publisher: Sega

TOCA Touring Car Championship

Platform: PlayStation Game Boy Color Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters, 3DO (USA), Upstar (Japan), THQ (Game Boy Color)

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Hanagumi Taisen Columns

Hanagumi Taisen Columns

Platform: Sega Saturn, ST-V arcade board

Genre: Falling-blocks puzzle

Publisher: Sega


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