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Thursday 21 August 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching South Park. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fighting Bujutsu or Ecstatica II.
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TV Series

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

South Park

Written by: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden

Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, April Stewart

Country: United States

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Rummel & Rabalder

Starring: Ivan Mathias Petersson

Country: Sweden

Oz

Written by: Tom Fontana

Starring: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

Country: United States

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Beach Boys

Starring: Takashi Sorimachi, Yutaka Takenouchi, Ryôko Hirosue, Izumi Inamori

Country: Japan

Loriot

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

Country: Germany

Movies

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

Event Horizon

Directed by: Paul Anderson

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan

Country: United States

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Cop Land

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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Spawn

Directed by: Mark A.Z. Dipp

Starring: John Leguizamo, Michael Jai White, Martin Sheen

Country: United States

Good Burger

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Starring: Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, Sinbad

Country: United States

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Air Force One

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 August 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Typhoon Winnie kills 140, injures 3,000 in East China
  • US government forces closure of Hudson Foods due to E Coli break out
  • ''Be Here Now'', the third album from English rock band Oasis, becomes the fastest selling album in UK history.
  • 60–100 are killed in the Beni-Ali massacre in Algeria.
  • The Independent International Commission on Decommissioning is set up in Northern Ireland, as part of a peace process.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Steve Jobs -- Aug. 18, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9600
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.392

Books

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

Unnatural Exposure

By: Patricia Cornwell

A psychopath with an intimate knowledge of death has an even more intimate knowledge of Kay Scarpetta-and many different plans to kill her.

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Executive Orders

By: Tom Clanc

Jack Ryan reluctantly occupies the Oval Office. (P, Berkley)

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Songs in Ordinary Time

By: Mary McGarry Morris

It's the summer of 1960 in Atkinson, Vermont. Maria Fermoyle is a strong but vulnerable divorced woman whose loneliness and ambition for her children make her easy prey for dangerous con man Omar Duvall.

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The Third Twin

By: Ken Follett

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERUsing a restricted FBI database, genetic researcher Jeanie Ferrami has located identical twins born to different mothers. Frightened by her bizarre discovery, she is determined to discover the truth at any cost—until she finds herself at the ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

7th Legion

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: MicroProse

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Fighting Bujutsu

Fighting Bujutsu

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 3D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Konami

Deer Hunter

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Color, Mobile phone, BlackBerry, iOS, Android

Publisher: Previous publishers: WizardWorks Software, MacSoft, Sorrent (now Glu Mobile), Vatical Entertainment

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Ecstatica II

Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Elemental Gearbolt

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

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