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Monday 20 January 1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 Drums Of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Odoru daisosasen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doraemon 2: SOS! Otogi no Kuni or X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse.
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TV Series

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

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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Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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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Scream

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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Daylight

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 January 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 20 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Vladimir Yamnikov: owner of Kristall vodka, dies of cirrhosis at age 56.
  • Curt Flood: American baseball player (centerfielder, Saint Louis Cardinals), at age 59 of throat cancer (born 1938).
  • Edith Haisman: South African-English survivor of the sinking of the RMS Titanic (d. 1997).
Facts:
  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in New Orleans LA on KKND 106.7 FM
  • Pakistan defeats West Indies 2-0 to win Australia one-day Series.
  • U.S. President Bill Clinton is inaugurated for his second term.

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Sport Games on 20 January 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Atlanta Hawks : 97 - 106
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Utah Jazz : 74 - 94
  • Dallas Mavericks - Los Angeles Lakers : 99 - 109
  • Detroit Pistons - Phoenix Suns : 86 - 89
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Espanol - Sevilla : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 20 January 1997
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • West Ham - Leeds : 0 - 2
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Ethniki Katigoria
Football (Greece)
  • Paniliakos - Panahaiki : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 20 January 1997

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Where the Jobs Are -- Jan. 20, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9569
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.362

Books

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

Drums Of Autumn

By: Diana Gabaldon

The magnificent saga continues....It began in Scotland, at an ancient stone circle. There, a doorway, open to a select few, leads into the past—or the grave.

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The Soul'S Code

By: James Hillman

Plato and the Greeks called it "daimon," the Romans "genius," the Christians "guardian angel." Today we use the terms heart, spirit, and soul.

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The Unlikely Spy

By: Daniel Silva

In wartime," Winston Churchill wrote, "truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies." For Britain's counterintelligence operations, this meant finding the unlikeliest agent imaginable-a

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Doraemon 2: SOS! Otogi no Kuni

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: Epoch Co.

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Turok

Platform: Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment (1997-2002) Touchstone Games (2008)

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X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse

Platform: PC (MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks Software

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Final Liberation

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: SSI, GOG Ltd

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G-Nome

Platform: PC

Genre: Mech simulation, FPS

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