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Monday 16 June 1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 16, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include KJ Apa and Richard Linnell. In that special week of June people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK Mmm Bop by Hanson was in the top 5 hits. Bean, directed by Mel Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Tenth Justice by Brad Meltzer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Riding the Tiger. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Law: Meaning of Death or Fantastic Four.
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What the sky looked like on 16 June 1997

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


Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills, Pamela Reed

Country: United States

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Directed by: Katja von Garnier

Starring: Katja Riemann, Jasmin Tabatabai, Nicolette Krebitz, Jutta Hoffmann

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Little Boy Blue

Directed by: Antonio Tibaldi

Starring: Ryan Phillippe, Nastassja Kinski, John Savage, Shirley Knight

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Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Devon Sawa, Scott Bairstow, Frances Fisher

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Preaching to the Perverted

Directed by: Stuart Urban

Starring: Guinevere Turner, Christien Anholt, Tom Bell, Julie Graham

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TV Series

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

Riding the Tiger

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

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Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

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Knights of Ramune

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

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The Vanishing Man

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1997 ?

  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dal Stivens: Australian soldier and author (d. 1997).
  • 31st Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson and LeAnn Rimes
  • The Dairat Labguer massacre in Algeria; 50 people are killed.

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Sport Games on 16 June 1997

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - La Coruna : 1 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 16, 1997 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1997 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
  2. Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  3. I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
  4. Look Into My Eyes (From "Batman & Robin") - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
  5. 112 - Cupid
  6. Smile - Scarface Featuring 2Pac & Johnny P
  7. Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
  8. Thinking Of You/Let's Get Down - Tony Toni Tone
  9. K-Ci & JoJo - You Bring Me Up
  10. Don't Wanna Be A Player (From "Booty Call") - Joe
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Enrique Iglesias - Solo En Ti
  2. Ya Me Voy Para Siempre - Los Temerarios
  3. El Destino - Juan Gabriel / Rocio Durcal
  4. El Mojado Acaudalado - Los Tigres del Norte
  5. Solo Contigo - Limite
  6. El Tucanazo - Los Tucanes de Tijuana
  7. Te Sigo Amando - Juan Gabriel
  8. La Mafia - Enamorada
  9. Liberacion - Murio
  10. Fey - Muevelo


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

The Tenth Justice

By: Brad Meltzer

#1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer exploded onto the literary stage with The Tenth Justice, a gripping, lightning-paced thriller that carries readers behind the scenes of the U.S.

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One Perfect Rose

By: Mary Jo Putney

Few romance novels have touched readers as deeply or as lastingly as this classic by New York Times bestselling author Mary Jo Putney.

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Brain Droppings

By: George Carlin

With hundreds of sold-out concert dates each year, over 20 albums, two Grammys, two Cable ACE awards, and more HBO specials that anyone else, George Carlin is more popular than ever.

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The Notebook

By: Nicholas Sparks

Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Croc: Legend of the Gobbos

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Color

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP MediaQuest

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CART Precision Racing

CART Precision Racing

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

101 Dalmatians: Escape from DeVil Manor

101 Dalmatians: Escape from DeVil Manor

Platform: PC

Genre: Action/Adventure/Strategy

Publisher: Disney Interactive

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

Fantastic Four

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The World's Greatest Athlete

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Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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The Karate Kid

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS releases; part of the Columbia/Tristar Family Collection

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That Old Feeling

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Air Bud

Studio: Walt Disney Pictures

Format: VHS release

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