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Tuesday 20 May 1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lucas Rangel . In that special week of May people in US were listening to MMMbop by Hanson. In UK Lovefool by The Cardigans was in the top 5 hits. The Lost World: Jurassic Park, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Snow In August by Pete Hamill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Loriot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DoDonPachi or Fighting Force.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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The Fifth Element

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman

Country: United States

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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Loriot

Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Evelyn Hamann, Heinz Meier, Heiner Schmidt

Country: Germany

Herman Enciclopédia

Starring: Herman José

Country: Portugal

Varan-TV

Starring: Anders Andersson

Country: Sweden

Zoo TV: The Television Series

Starring: Lisa Shock

Country: United States

Corpus Christi

Starring: Christian Amphoux, Moshe Bar-Asher, Anath Benais, Marie-Emilie Boismard

Country: France

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Thor-2A Delta 2 Launch (Norway / USA), Successful
  • White Sox Frank Thomas reaches base safely for 15th straight time
  • Cosmos Zenit-2 launch (Russia), failed.

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Sport Games on 20 May 1997

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  • Miami Heat - Chicago Bulls : 77 - 84
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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9587
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.379
  • Time: Iconoclastic Dr. Andrew Weil, from Outline.

Books

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

Snow In August

By: Pete Hamill

Brooklyn, 1947. The war veterans have come home. Jackie Robinson is about to become a Dodger. And in one close-knit working-class neighborhood, an eleven-year-old Irish Catholic boy named Michael Devlin has

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Locked In The Cabinet

By: Robert B. Reich

Locked in the Cabinet is a close-up view of the way things work, and often don't work, at the highest levels of government--and a uniquely personal account by the man whose

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The Ranch

By: Danielle Steel

In her 39th best-selling novel, Danielle Steel brings to life the story of three women, old roommates from college, who come together after twenty years, one summer at The Ranch.They

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

DoDonPachi

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, EZweb, i-mode, PlayStation Network

Genre: Manic shooter

Publisher: JP Cave; INT Atlus

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Achtung Spitfire!

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Strategy Computer wargaming

Publisher: Avalon Hill

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Castlevania Legends

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

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The Crow: City of Angels

Platform: PlayStation, Saturn, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Fighting Force

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows Nintendo 64 PlayStation Network

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Eidos Interactive (PS, Win) Crave Entertainment (N64)

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