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Sunday 20 April 1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tom Bristow . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, directed by David Mirkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Runaway Jury by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Loriot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Wars: Yoda Stories or Doraemon: Nobita to Mittsu no Seireiseki.
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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 ?

Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Directed by: David Mirkin

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo

Country: United States

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Grosse Pointe Blank

Directed by: George Armitage

Starring: John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 April 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Gin Game, opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 144 performances
  • Present Laughter, closes at Walter Kerr Theater, New York City
  • 1st baseball game in Hawaii, Cards beat Padres in doubleheader
  • Cubs beat the New York Mets ending NL worst opening, lost 14 straight games
  • Myrtle Beach LPGA Classic

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Sport Games on 20 April 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - New Jersey Nets : 92 - 108
  • Charlotte Hornets - Milwaukee Bucks : 100 - 120
  • Detroit Pistons - Indiana Pacers : 124 - 120
  • Houston Rockets - San Antonio Spurs : 103 - 99
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Bologna - Juventus : 0 - 1
  • Cagliari - Inter : 1 - 2
  • Fiorentina - Roma : 2 - 1
  • Lazio - Reggiana : 6 - 1
See all Football game results of 20 April 1997
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Mechelen : 3 - 1
  • Antwerp - Standard : 3 - 0
  • Harelbeke - St Truiden : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 20 April 1997
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Stuttgart - Leverkusen : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 20 April 1997

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.375
  • Time: Actress/comedian Ellen DeGeneres announcing to the world 'Yep, I'm Gay.'
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9582

Books

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

The Runaway Jury

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

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Murder In Brentwood

By: Mark Fuhrman

People know Mark Fuhrman as the most pivotal witness of the O.J. Simpson trial. Now, readers can meet the real Mark Fuhrman, as he sets the record straight on the infamous

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Chromosome 6

By: Robin Cook

Behind the headlines on cloning--Dr. Robin Cook blends fact with fiction in one of his most terrifying bestsellers...Chromosome 6 is a prophetic thriller that challenges the medical ethics of genetic manipulation

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Star Wars: Yoda Stories

Platform: Game Boy Color, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: LucasArts

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Ballblazer Champions

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, sports

Publisher: NA LucasArts; EU CTO SpA

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Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance

Platform: DOS and Windows 95

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Doraemon: Nobita to Mittsu no Seireiseki

Doraemon: Nobita to Mittsu no Seireiseki

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Epoch Co.

G-Police

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis SCEE

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