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Monday 21 April 1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sydney Sierota . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, directed by David Mirkin, 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 Loriot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Fantasy Tactics or V-Rally.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Brass Eye

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

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

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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Crash

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Spader, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas

Country: United States

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Liar Liar

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 April 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
  • Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
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Facts:
  • Ashes of Timothy Leary and Gene Roddenberry launched into orbit
  • 101st Boston Marathon won by Lameck Aguta of Kenya in 2:10:34.
  • A Pegasus rocket carries the remains of 24 people into earth orbit, in the first space burial.
  • Haouch Khemisti massacre: 93 villagers are killed in Algeria.
  • A 126-day hostage crisis at the residence of the Japanese ambassador in Lima, Peru, ends after government commandos storm and capture the building, rescuing 71 hostages. One hostage dies of a heart attack, 2 soldiers are killed by rebel fire, and all 14 Tupac Amaru rebels are slain.

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Sport Games on 21 April 1997

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Hertha - Lubeck : 0 - 0
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Valencia - Real Madrid : 1 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Coventry - Arsenal : 1 - 1
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Ethniki Katigoria
Football (Greece)
  • Veroia - AEK : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America's 25 Most Influential People -- Apr. 21, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9583
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.375

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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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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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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The Rapture of Canaan

By: Sheri Reynolds

At the Church of Fire and Brimstone and Gods Almighty Baptizing Wind, Grandpa Herman makes the rules for everyone, and everyone obeys, or else. Try as she might, Ninah hasn't succeeded in resisting temptation her prayer partner, James and finds ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Flesh Feast

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: SegaSoft

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あやかし忍伝くの一番 Ayakashi Ninden Kunoichiban

あやかし忍伝くの一番 Ayakashi Ninden Kunoichiban

Platform: PC, PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Dating sim

Dark Colony

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Final Fantasy Tactics

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Square; NA Sony Computer Entertainment

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V-Rally

Platform: PlayStation, Windows, Game Boy, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames Electronic Arts Spike Ocean Software Atari

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