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Friday 21 February 1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Oscar Enestad . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls. In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits. Private Parts, directed by Betty Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bullyparade. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Island or Harvest Moon GB.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Private Parts

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Howard Stern, Mary McCormack, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris

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Directed by: Jack N. Green

Starring: Bill Paxton, Mark Wahlberg, Julianna Margulies, James Gammon

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Directed by: Chris Chan Lee

Starring: Michael Chung, Burt Bulos, John Cho, Jason Tobin

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Jungle 2 Jungle

Directed by: John Pasquin

Starring: Tim Allen, Martin Short, JoBeth Williams, Lolita Davidovich

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Men Seeking Women

Directed by: Jim Milio

Starring: Grant Shaud, Maureen Teefy, Anthony Palermo, Holly Long

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TV Series

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Directed by: Michael Herbig

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Die Camper

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Die Rettungsflieger

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Brass Eye

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Forgotten Toys

Directed by: Graham Ralph

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1997 ?

  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Empire Strikes Back, special edition, premieres
  • STS 82 (Discovery 22) lands.

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Sport Games on 21 February 1997

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Washington Bullets : 103 - 99
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Phoenix Suns : 88 - 94
  • Denver Nuggets - Orlando Magic : 86 - 99
  • Golden State Warriors - Minnesota Timberwolves : 82 - 101
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Dortmund : 2 - 0
  • Freiburg - Hamburg : 0 - 4
  • St Pauli - Bielefeld : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of 21 February 1997
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Uerdingen - Leipzig : 5 - 0
  • Unterhaching - Kaiserslautern : 0 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Le Mans - Troyes : 3 - 0
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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Dru Hill - In My Bed
  2. Erykah Badu - On & On
  3. Can't Nobody Hold Me Down - Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase)
  4. I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam") - R. Kelly
  5. 702 - Get It Together
  6. I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife") - Whitney Houston
  7. Babyface - Every Time I Close My Eyes
  8. En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
  9. MC Lyte - Cold Rock A Party
  10. New Edition - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Enamorado Por Primera Vez - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Asi Como Te Conoci - Marco Antonio Solis
  3. No Pude Enamorarme Mas - Los Tigres del Norte
  4. Piensa En Mi - Grupo Mojado
  5. Juguete - Limite
  6. Que Tu Te Vas - Luis Miguel
  7. Los Angeles Azules - Como Te Voy A Olvidar
  8. Mi Alma Reclama - Los Temerarios
  9. Palomita Blanca - Michael Salgado
  10. Volveras - Ricky Martin


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

The Notebook

By: Nicholas Sparks

Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

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Journey Into Darkness

By: John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

The FBI Special Agent and author of Mindhunter chronicles his work in behavioral profiling, explaining how he was able to get into the minds of killers and outlining such

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The Unlikely Spy

By: Daniel Silva

In wartime," Winston Churchill wrote, "truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies." For Britain's counterintelligence operations, this meant finding the unlikeliest agent imaginable-a

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The Book of Ruth

By: Jane Hamilton

Winner of the 1989 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for best first novel, this exquisite book confronts real-life issues of alienation and violence from which the author creates a stunning testament to the human capacity for mercy, compassion and love.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lego Island

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

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Harvest Moon GB

Platform: Game Boy, Game Boy Color

Genre: Life simulation, role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; NA Natsume; EU Nintendo

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Flight Unlimited II

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Damage Incorporated

Platform: Windows 95 System 7

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks (PC) MacSoft (Mac)

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Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?


Studio: VHS releases; part of the Walt Disney Film Classics:

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Samson and Delilah

Format: VHS release

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Batman Forever

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD release

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The Mirror Has Two Faces

Studio: Tristar

Format: VHS release

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Con Air

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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