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Thursday 16 October 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Erin Riley . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John. In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Bean, directed by Mel Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Plum Island by Nelson DeMille was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Atheist Experience. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Granstream Saga or Turok.
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TV Series

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

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

Between Brothers

Written by: Barry O'Brien, Cheryl Alu

Starring: Kadeem Hardison, Dondre Whitfield, Kelly Perine, Rachael Crawford

Country: United States

Movies

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

I Know What You Did Last Summer

Directed by: Jim Gillespie

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

Country: United States

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Bean

Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills

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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Boogie Nights

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds

Country: United States

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Gattaca

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 October 1997 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Erin Riley: American two-year-old homicide victim.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Side Show, opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 91 performances
  • The first color photograph appears on the front page of the New York Times.

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Sport Games on 16 October 1997

NFL
American Football
  • San Diego Chargers - Kansas City Chiefs : 3 - 31
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Guingamp - Bordeaux : 0 - 1
  • Marseille - Metz : 2 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: America's fascination with Buddhism. On cover: Brad Pitt from the film 'Seven Years in Tibet.'
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9608
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.400

Books

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

Plum Island

By: Nelson DeMille

CELEBRATING THE 20th ANNIVERSARY WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOR The hair-raising suspense of The General's Daughter... the wry wit of The Gold Coast...this is vintage Nelson DeMille at the peak of his originality and the height of his ...

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Flood Tide

By: Clive Cussler

AN UNDERWATER GRAVEYARD IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST...A MYSTERIOUS SEAPORT IN THE LOUISIANA BAYOUS...A DIABOLICAL PLOT TO DESTROY AMERICA! When NUMA agent DIRK PITT® rescues a beautiful undercover agent in a daring underwater operation at Orion Lake, just north of Seattle, ...

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The Grilling Season

By: Diane Mott Davidson

A chilly reception....Caterer Goldy Schulz has been hired to host a hockey party. But the proceedings won't be all fun and games.

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The Perfect Storm

By: Sebastian Junger

"There is nothing imaginary about Junger's book; it is all terrifyingly, awesomely real." ―Los Angeles TimesIt was the storm of the century, boasting waves over one hundred feet high―a tempest created by so rare a combination of factors that meteorologists ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alltynex

Alltynex

Platform: FM Towns

Genre: Vertically Scrolling Shooter

Chopper Attack

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

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The Granstream Saga

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA THQ; EU SCEE

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Turok

Platform: Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment (1997-2002) Touchstone Games (2008)

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Fallout

Platform: MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, OS X

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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