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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 Pretend You Don'T See Her by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Corpus Christi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beast Wars: Transformers or Betrayal in Antara.
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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What the sky looked like on 20 May 1997

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TV Series

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

Corpus Christi

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

Country: France

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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

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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.

Magazine Covers

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Sport Games on 20 May 1997

NBA
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  • Miami Heat - Chicago Bulls : 77 - 84
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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  2. I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
  3. The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize
  4. 112 - Cupid
  5. Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
  6. Don't Wanna Be A Player (From "Booty Call") - Joe
  7. Thinking Of You/Let's Get Down - Tony Toni Tone
  8. Kenny Lattimore - For You
  9. Dru Hill - In My Bed
  10. For You I Will (From "Space Jam") - Monica
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Enrique Iglesias - Solo En Ti
  2. Los Tucanes de Tijuana - Secuestro De Amor
  3. Los Tigres del Norte - Unidos Para Siempre
  4. Ya Me Voy Para Siempre - Los Temerarios
  5. El Destino - Juan Gabriel / Rocio Durcal
  6. O Soy O Fui - Marco Antonio Solis
  7. Celine Dion - Sola Otra Vez
  8. Quien Pierde Mas - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  9. Solo Contigo - Limite
  10. Nube Viajera - Alejandro Fernandez

Books

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

Pretend You Don'T See Her

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Pretend You Don't See Her is the story of Lacey Farrell, a rising star on Manhattan's high-powered real estate scene. Lacey becomes the witness to a murder and hears the dying words of the victim, a woman who is convinced ...

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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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Evening Class

By: Maeve Binchy

It was the quiet ones you had to watch. That's where the real passion was lurking.They came together at Mountainview College, a down-at-the-heels secondary school on the seamy side of Dublin,

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beast Wars: Transformers

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS and Sony PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive Takara

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Test Drive 4

Platform: PlayStation PC CD-ROM

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

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The Granstream Saga

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA THQ; EU SCEE

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Betrayal in Antara

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Evolution: The Game of Intelligent Life

Platform: Windows

Genre: Educational Life simulation Real-time strategy

Publisher: NA Interplay Entertainment

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