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Thursday 20 March 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. In UK Don't Speak by No Doubt was in the top 5 hits. Liar Liar, directed by Tom Shadyac, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Partner by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Corpus Christi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gokujou Parodius or Duckman: The Graphic Adventures of a Private Dick.
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TV Series

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

Spy Game

Written by: Sam Raimi, John McNamara, Ivan Raimi

Starring: Linden Ashby, Allison Smith, Bruce McCarty

Country: United States

Brass Eye

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Fortean TV

Starring: Lionel Fanthorpe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Liar Liar

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper

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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Donnie Brasco

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

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Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love

Directed by: Mira Nair

Starring: Naveen Andrews, Sarita Choudhury, Indira Varma

Country: United States

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Lost Highway

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 March 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
  • Saint Alexandra
  • Saint Herbert (died 687)
  • Canberra Day
  • Meat Out Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Carlo Fassi: figure skating coach (Fleming, Hamill), dies at age 67.
  • V S Pritchett: British writer and critic (Born 1900).
Facts:
  • Play On!, opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 61 performances
  • Mens Figure Skating Championship in Lausanne won by Elvis Stojko (CAN)
  • Liggett admits cigarettes are addictive.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: College Tuition -- Mar. 17, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9578
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.370

Books

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

The Partner

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

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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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Stones From the River

By: Ursula Hegi

From the acclaimed author of Floating in My Mother’s Palm and Children and Fire, a stunning story about ordinary people living in extraordinary times—“epic, daring, magnificent, the product of a defining and mesmerizing vision” (Los Angeles Times).Trudi

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Murder in Brentwood

By: Mark Fuhrman

For audiences of the popular FX television series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, based on Jeffrey Toobin's The Run of His Life and starring Cuba Gooding, Jr.,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gokujou Parodius

Platform: Arcade (medal game)

Genre: Solitary

Publisher: Konami

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The Bombing Islands

Platform: Sony PlayStation, Nintendo 64, PlayStation Network

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Kemco

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Breath of Fire III

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Capcom, Tommo Inc.

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Bushido Blade

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Square; NA SCEA; PAL SCEE

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Duckman: The Graphic Adventures of a Private Dick

Duckman: The Graphic Adventures of a Private Dick

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Playmates Interactive Entertainment


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