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Sunday 16 November 1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marta Peneda and Amanda Clapham. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Barbie Girl by Aqua was in the top 5 hits. The Jackal, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I'm Alan Partridge. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ABC Sports Indy Racing or Animaniacs Game Pack.
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TV Series

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

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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The Atheist Experience

Starring: Matt Dillahunty, Tracie Harris

Country: United States

Fóstbræður

Starring: Jón Gnarr

Country: Iceland

Science Court

Starring: Jennifer Harrison, H. Jon Benjamin, Bill Braudis, Micaela Hebert

Country: United States

The New Batman Adventures

Written by: Bob Kane

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Jackal

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier

Country: United States

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Anastasia

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd

Country: United States

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Starship Troopers

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer

Country: United States

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Different from the Others

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Leo Connard, Ilse von Tasso-Lind

Country: United States

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The Devil's Advocate

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1776, closes at Criterion Theater, New York City
  • CFL Grey Cup: Toronto beats Saskatchewan, 47-23
  • After nearly 18 years of incarceration, the People's Republic of China releases Wei Jingsheng, a pro-democracy dissident, from jail for medical reasons.

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Sport Games on 16 November 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Houston Rockets - Phoenix Suns : 94 - 96
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Atlanta Hawks : 83 - 89
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Seattle SuperSonics : 99 - 119
  • New Jersey Nets - Cleveland Cavaliers : 77 - 72
See all Basketball game results of 16 November 1997
NFL
American Football
  • Arizona Cardinals - New York Giants : 10 - 19
  • Atlanta Falcons - St. Louis Rams : 27 - 21
  • Carolina Panthers - San Francisco 49ers : 19 - 27
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Pittsburgh Steelers : 3 - 20
See all American Football game results of 16 November 1997
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Celta : 3 - 2
  • La Coruna - Espanol : 1 - 1
  • Mallorca - Oviedo : 1 - 1
  • Salamanca - Compostela : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 November 1997
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid B - Levante : 3 - 1
  • Badajoz - Vallecano : 1 - 3
  • Extremadura - Villarreal : 0 - 0
  • Jaen - Eibar : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 November 1997

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.405
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11180
  • Time: Federal Reserve Chairman, Alan Greenspan

Books

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

Memoirs of a Geisha

By: Arthur Golden

A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking

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The Millionaire Next Door

By: Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

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The Angel Of Darkness

By: Caleb Carr

In one of the most critically acclaimed novels of the year, Caleb Carr-- bestselling author of The Alienist--pits Dr. Laszlo Kreizler and his colleagues against a murderer as evil as the

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The Best Laid Plans

By: Sidney Sheldon

He wanted power. Oliver Russell is fated to rise to the pinnacle of power, the office of President of the United States. She wanted revenge. Leslie Stewart is his betrayed fiancee, a woman dedicated to a single purpose-the downfall of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ABC Sports Indy Racing

ABC Sports Indy Racing

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ABC Interactive

Animaniacs Game Pack

Animaniacs Game Pack

Platform: PC

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive

G-Darius

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP CyberFront; JP MediaKite; JP Sourcenext; NA/EU THQ

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Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Action-adventure w/ shooting elements

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

Elemental Gearbolt

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

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