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Monday 17 March 1997, St. Patrick's Day

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Van Zandt Twins and Katie Ledecky. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. In UK Don't Speak by No Doubt was in the top 5 hits. Liar Liar, directed by Tom Shadyac, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Total Control by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jai Hanuman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baby Universe or Carmageddon.
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TV Series

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

Brass Eye

Starring: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

Country: United States

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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Bingo & Molly

Written by: Tom Broadbridge, Alice Donenfeld, Robin Goodrow, Parker Page

Starring: Robin Goodrow, Frank Italiano, Larissa Matheson, Rachel More

Country: United States

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Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Crash

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Spader, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas

Country: United States

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Liar Liar

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper

Country: United States

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Donnie Brasco

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

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Lost Highway

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius

Country: United States

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Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 March 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
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Facts:
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average removes Westinghouse Electric, Texaco Incorporated, Bethlehem Steel, and Woolworth from its index, replacing them with Travelers Group, Hewlett-Packard Company, Johnson & Johnson, and Wal-Mart Stores Incorporated.
  • CNN begins Spanish broadcasts.

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Sport Games on 17 March 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Cleveland Cavaliers : 82 - 85
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Denver Nuggets : 113 - 94
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Boston Celtics : 117 - 126
  • Orlando Magic - Atlanta Hawks : 107 - 112
See all Basketball game results of 17 March 1997
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Kaiserslautern - Uerdingen : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 17 March 1997
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Sociedad - Real Madrid : 1 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: College Tuition -- Mar. 17, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9578
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.370

Books

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

Total Control

By: David Baldacci

Total Heat Sidney Archer has the world. A husband she loves. A job at which she excels and a cherished young daughter.

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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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The Gift Of Peace

By: Joseph Cardinal Bernardin

Joseph Cardinal Bernardin's gentle leadership throughout his life of ministerial service had made him an internationally beloved figure, but the words he left behind about his final journey would change the

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The Celestine Prophecy

By: James Redfield

THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baby Universe

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Music, non-game

Publisher: SCEE

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Moto Racer

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Carmageddon

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, iOS, Android

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: SCi, Interplay

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Descent to Undermountain

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Interplay

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Dilbert's Desktop Games

Platform: Windows 95 up to ME

Genre: Puzzle, Action

Publisher: DreamWorks Interactive

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