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Thursday 20 November 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Leahallyannah . In that special week of November people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Barbie Girl by Aqua was in the top 5 hits. Alien: Resurrection, directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Letter by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Podge and Rodge. A Scare at Bedtime. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carmen Sandiego's Great Chase Through Time or Test Drive Off-Road.
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TV Series

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

Podge and Rodge. A Scare at Bedtime

Starring: Mick O'Hara, Ciaran Morrison

Country: Ireland

I'm Alan Partridge

Starring: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Atheist Experience

Starring: Matt Dillahunty, Tracie Harris

Country: United States

Fóstbræður

Starring: Jón Gnarr

Country: Iceland

Science Court

Starring: Jennifer Harrison, H. Jon Benjamin, Bill Braudis, Micaela Hebert

Country: United States

Movies

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

Alien: Resurrection

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, Dominique Pinon

Country: United States

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The Jackal

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier

Country: United States

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Anastasia

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd

Country: United States

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Starship Troopers

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer

Country: United States

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Different from the Others

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Leo Connard, Ilse von Tasso-Lind

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 November 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
  • Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
  • United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
  • UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 20 November
Famous Deaths:
  • Gary Burris: Murderer (Kenneth Chambers), executed in Indiana.
  • Robert Palmer: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Power Station) (d. 2003).
  • Dick Littlefield: American baseball player (Born 1926).
Facts:
  • Ivanov, opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 51 performances
  • Flyers Eric Lindros tries to bite San Jose defenseman Marty McSorley
  • Last original Florida Marlin, Jeff Conine, traded to Kansas City Royals
  • New York Islanders lose, beginning a 10 game losing streak

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Sport Games on 20 November 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Phoenix Suns : 85 - 89
  • Golden State Warriors - Dallas Mavericks : 101 - 97
  • Indiana Pacers - Milwaukee Bucks : 109 - 83
  • New York Knicks - Atlanta Hawks : 100 - 79
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Montpellier : 3 - 1
  • Monaco - Paris SG : 3 - 0
  • Strasbourg - Marseille : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 20 November 1997

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: on Debunking John F. Kennedy, from Woodfin Camp.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9613
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.405

Books

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

The Letter

By: Richard Paul Evans

In the final episode in The Christmas Box collection, David and MaryAnne Parkin find a mysterious letter at the base of their child Andrea's grave that eventually returns joy to their marriage, which had been strained in the nineteen years ...

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Flood Tide

By: Clive Cussler

AN UNDERWATER GRAVEYARD IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST...A MYSTERIOUS SEAPORT IN THE LOUISIANA BAYOUS...A DIABOLICAL PLOT TO DESTROY AMERICA! When NUMA agent DIRK PITT® rescues a beautiful undercover agent in a daring underwater operation at Orion Lake, just north of Seattle, ...

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Ellen Foster

By: Kaye Gibbons

Winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters' Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation's Citation for Fiction. An eleven-year-old heroine tells her unforgettable story with honesty, perceptivity, humor, and unselfconscious heroism.

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The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass

By: Stephen King

Now a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba The fourth volume in the brilliant Dark Tower Series is “splendidly tense…rip-roaring” (Publishers Weekly)—a #1 national bestseller about an epic quest to save the universe.In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Carmen Sandiego's Great Chase Through Time

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Educational, adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund Software (1997–1999) The Learning Company (1999–present)

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An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action role-playing, survival horror

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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G-Nome

Platform: PC

Genre: Mech simulation, FPS

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GoldenEye 007

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: First-person shooter, stealth

Publisher: Nintendo

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Test Drive Off-Road

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Accolade; EU Eidos Interactive; JP Coconuts Japan

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