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Sunday 17 August 1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August 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. Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching South Park. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jane's 688(I) Hunter/Killer or Ceremony of Innocence.
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TV Series

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

South Park

Written by: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden

Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, April Stewart

Country: United States

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Rummel & Rabalder

Starring: Ivan Mathias Petersson

Country: Sweden

Oz

Written by: Tom Fontana

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

Country: United States

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Beach Boys

Starring: Takashi Sorimachi, Yutaka Takenouchi, Ryôko Hirosue, Izumi Inamori

Country: Japan

Loriot

Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Evelyn Hamann, Heinz Meier, Heiner Schmidt

Country: Germany

Movies

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

Event Horizon

Directed by: Paul Anderson

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan

Country: United States

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Cop Land

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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Good Burger

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Starring: Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, Sinbad

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 79th PGA Championship: Davis Love III shoots a 269 at Winged Foot Golf Club
  • First of America Senior Golf Classic

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Sport Games on 17 August 1997

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Antwerp : 2 - 0
  • Charleroi - Standard : 2 - 1
  • Club Brugge - Westerlo : 3 - 1
  • Germinal - Lierse : 1 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Dundee United - Hibernian : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.392
  • Time: Sharks. Photograph by Ben Cropp-Innerspace Visions.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9599

Books

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

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 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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The Third Twin

By: Ken Follett

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERUsing a restricted FBI database, genetic researcher Jeanie Ferrami has located identical twins born to different mothers. Frightened by her bizarre discovery, she is determined to discover the truth at any cost—until she finds herself at the ...

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Into Thin Air

By: Jon Krakauer

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Jane's 688(I) Hunter/Killer

Jane's 688(I) Hunter/Killer

Platform: Windows

Genre: Submarine simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Achaea, Dreams of Divine Lands

Achaea, Dreams of Divine Lands

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: Iron Realms Entertainment

Broken Helix

Broken Helix

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

Fantastic Four

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Ceremony of Innocence

Ceremony of Innocence

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Real World Multimedia


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