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Wednesday 16 July 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Caito Potatoe . In that special week of July 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. Air Force One, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Songs in Ordinary Time by Mary McGarry Morris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Oz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arkanoid Returns or Famista 64.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Oz

Written by: Tom Fontana

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

Country: United States

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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

Movies

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

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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Contact

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt

Country: United States

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Men in Black

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino

Country: United States

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Face/Off

Directed by: John Woo

Starring: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 July 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
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Facts:
  • Jerold Mackenzie awarded $266M for being fired from Miller Brewing for sexual harrassment for relaying a Seinfeld episode to a co worker
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 63.17 to close at 8,038.88. It is the Dow's first close above 8,000. The Dow has doubled its value in 30 months.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Mars July 4, 1997' Mars Pathfinder's Sojourner
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9595
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.387

Books

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

The Deep End of the Ocean

By: Jacquelyn Mitchard

"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical ...

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Songs in Ordinary Time

By: Mary McGarry Morris

It's the summer of 1960 in Atkinson, Vermont. Maria Fermoyle is a strong but vulnerable divorced woman whose loneliness and ambition for her children make her easy prey for dangerous con man Omar Duvall.

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Special Delivery

By: Danielle Steel

In a novel that explores the fun and challenge, and occasional absurdity, of new beginnings, Danielle Steel tells the story of two people who find love where and when they least expect it.At

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The Heart of a Woman

By: Maya Angelou

In The Heart of a Woman, Maya Angelou leaves California with her son, Guy, to move to New York. There she enters the society and world of black artists and writers, reads her work at the Harlem Writers Guild, and ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

BS Fire Emblem: Archanea Senki

BS Fire Emblem: Archanea Senki

Platform: Satellaview

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Nintendo

AeroGauge

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ASCII Entertainment

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Arkanoid Returns

Platform: Arcade Game, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Breakout

Publisher: Taito Corporation

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B.C. Story

B.C. Story

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: SemiCom

Famista 64

Famista 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Namco


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