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Thursday 20 February 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 20, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Hall and ExplodingTNT . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls. In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits. Private Parts, directed by Betty Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while A Reporter's Life by Walter Cronkite was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bullyparade. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elemental Gearbolt or Heavy Gear.
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What the sky looked like on 20 February 1997

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

Private Parts

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Howard Stern, Mary McCormack, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris

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Directed by: Jack N. Green

Starring: Bill Paxton, Mark Wahlberg, Julianna Margulies, James Gammon

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Directed by: Chris Chan Lee

Starring: Michael Chung, Burt Bulos, John Cho, Jason Tobin

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Jungle 2 Jungle

Directed by: John Pasquin

Starring: Tim Allen, Martin Short, JoBeth Williams, Lolita Davidovich

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Men Seeking Women

Directed by: Jim Milio

Starring: Grant Shaud, Maureen Teefy, Anthony Palermo, Holly Long

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Directed by: Michael Herbig

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Die Camper

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Die Rettungsflieger

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Brass Eye

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Forgotten Toys

Directed by: Graham Ralph

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Historical Events

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Famous Deaths:
  • Stanley opens at Circle in the Square Theater, New York City
  • San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds signs record $22.9 million two-year contract.

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Sport Games on 20 February 1997

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Utah Jazz : 105 - 122
  • Denver Nuggets - Indiana Pacers : 68 - 92
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Philadelphia 76ers : 84 - 101
  • Miami Heat - New Jersey Nets : 92 - 87
See all Basketball game results of 20 February 1997
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Sociedad - Barcelona : 2 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 20, 1997 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1997 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Dru Hill - In My Bed
  2. Erykah Badu - On & On
  3. Can't Nobody Hold Me Down - Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase)
  4. I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam") - R. Kelly
  5. 702 - Get It Together
  6. I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife") - Whitney Houston
  7. Babyface - Every Time I Close My Eyes
  8. En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
  9. MC Lyte - Cold Rock A Party
  10. New Edition - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Enamorado Por Primera Vez - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Asi Como Te Conoci - Marco Antonio Solis
  3. No Pude Enamorarme Mas - Los Tigres del Norte
  4. Piensa En Mi - Grupo Mojado
  5. Juguete - Limite
  6. Que Tu Te Vas - Luis Miguel
  7. Los Angeles Azules - Como Te Voy A Olvidar
  8. Mi Alma Reclama - Los Temerarios
  9. Palomita Blanca - Michael Salgado
  10. Volveras - Ricky Martin


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

A Reporter's Life

By: Walter Cronkite

"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR."--The Wall Street Journal"Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year."--Ann

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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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Journey Into Darkness

By: John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

The FBI Special Agent and author of Mindhunter chronicles his work in behavioral profiling, explaining how he was able to get into the minds of killers and outlining such

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Captain Claw

Captain Claw

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Monolith Productions, Wizard Works

Backyard Sports

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Sports

Publisher: GT Interactive

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Elemental Gearbolt

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

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Heavy Gear

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Activision

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Dungeon Keeper

Platform: DOS, Windows 95

Genre: Real-time strategy, god game, dungeon management game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

No Name on the Bullet

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Studio: Hollywood Pictures

Format: VHS release

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Chasing Amy

Studio: Miramax Films

Format: VHS release

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Executive Decision

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD release

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Challenge to Lassie

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