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Sunday 19 January 1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Harrison Webb . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Airframe by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Odoru daisosasen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asmodeus or TOCA Touring Car Championship.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee

Country: United States

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Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

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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Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 January 1997 ?

  • Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
  • Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
  • St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
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Famous Deaths:
  • 54th Golden Globes: English Patient, Brenda Blethyn and Geoffrey Rush
  • Michelle McGann wins LPGA Healthsouth Inaugural.
  • In Beverly Hills, California, the 54th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony is held. Best Film, Musical or Comedy: Evita

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Sport Games on 19 January 1997

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Houston Rockets : 86 - 102
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Los Angeles Clippers : 107 - 102
  • Orlando Magic - Miami Heat : 99 - 87
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Indiana Pacers : 107 - 111
See all Basketball game results of 19 January 1997
Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Reggiana : 1 - 0
  • Cagliari - Milan : 1 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Sampdoria : 1 - 1
  • Inter - Bologna : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 19 January 1997
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Betis - Barcelona : 2 - 4
  • Celta - Extremadura : 0 - 1
  • Hercules - Valladolid : 1 - 0
  • La Coruna - Ath Bilbao : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 19 January 1997
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Albacete - Leganes : 0 - 1
  • Ath Madrid B - Badajoz : 1 - 1
  • Ecija - Lleida : 3 - 1
  • Merida - Real Madrid B : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 19 January 1997

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.362
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bill Gates -- Jan. 13, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9568


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


By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop.”—People

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Dogbert'S Top Secret Management Handbook

By: Scott Adams

Behind the closed doors of corporate management lurks a manifesto so devious, so insidious, and of such diabolic power, it has the ability to transform normal human beings into paradigm–spewing zombies.

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The English Patient

By: Michael Ondaatje

With unsettling beauty and intelligence, Michael Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives in an abandoned Italian villa at the end of World War II.The

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The Christmas Tree

By: Julie Salamon

The Christmas Tree is the tale of a little girl named Anna, who is orphaned and sent to live in a convent.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: DOS

Genre: Action-adventure, Roleplaying video game

Publisher: Vochozka Trading

B.C. Story

B.C. Story

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: SemiCom

Brunswick World: Tournament of Champions

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Black Pearl

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TOCA Touring Car Championship

Platform: PlayStation Game Boy Color Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters, 3DO (USA), Upstar (Japan), THQ (Game Boy Color)

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Beasts and Bumpkins

Beasts and Bumpkins

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy Simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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