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Tuesday 19 August 1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tayler Holder and Joseph Castanon. 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 Martha Stewart -- Just Desserts by Jerry Oppenheimer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching South Park. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back or Beach Festival World Championship 1997.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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 months ?

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 19 August 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • New York Yank 3rd baseman Wade Boggs pitches a scoreless inning vs. Anaheim
  • STS 85 (Discovery 23) lands

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Sport Games on 19 August 1997

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Football (Netherlands)
  • Ajax - Vitesse : 5 - 0
  • Twente - For Sittard : 4 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Steve Jobs -- Aug. 18, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9600
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.392

Books

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

Martha Stewart -- Just Desserts

By: Jerry Oppenheimer

The undisputed doyenne of domesticity, Martha Stewart has mesmerized millions with her bestselling books, popular magazine and highly rated television program.

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The Bible Code

By: Michael Drosnin

The Bible code (Hebrew: צפנים בתנ"ך‎), also known as the Torah code, is a method described as a "hidden code" of selecting letters from within the Hebrew Bible that form words

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London

By: Edward Rutherfurd

“A TOUR DE FORCE . . . LONDON TRACKS THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH CAPITAL FROM THE DAYS OF THE CELTS UNTIL THE PRESENT TIME.

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Animaniacs Game Pack

Animaniacs Game Pack

Platform: PC

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive

Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts

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Beach Festival World Championship 1997

Beach Festival World Championship 1997

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Volleyball

Publisher: Comad

Harvest Moon GB

Platform: Game Boy, Game Boy Color

Genre: Life simulation, role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; NA Natsume; EU Nintendo

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