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Sunday 21 September 1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Honey by Mariah Carey. In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits. The Ice Storm, directed by Ang Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The New Batman Adventures. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far or Balls of Steel.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Ice Storm

Directed by: Ang Lee

Starring: Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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The Game

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn

Country: United States

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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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Good Burger

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Starring: Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, Sinbad

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The New Batman Adventures

Written by: Bob Kane

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States

Science Court

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

Country: United States

Between Brothers

Written by: Barry O'Brien, Cheryl Alu

Starring: Kadeem Hardison, Dondre Whitfield, Kelly Perine, Rachael Crawford

Country: United States

Austin Stories

Written by: James Jones

Starring: Laura House, Howard Kremer, Brad 'Chip' Pope, Andy Brown

Country: United States

Incredible Story Studio

Written by: Robert de Lint, Virginia Thompson

Starring: Sabryn Rock, Laura Solilo, Greg Ochitwa, Ken Spencer

Country: Canada

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 September 1997 ?

  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Brickyard Crossing Senior Golf Championhsip
  • Mike Piazza is 2nd to hit a HR out of Dodger Stadium
  • New York Yankee Cecil Fielder hits his 300th HR
  • Tim Herron wins Texas Golf Open shooting a 271
  • The Islamic Salvation Army, the Islamic Salvation Fronts' armed wing, declares a unilateral ceasefire in Algeria.

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Sport Games on 21 September 1997

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - San Francisco 49ers : 7 - 34
  • Baltimore Ravens - Tennessee Titans : 36 - 10
  • Chicago Bears - New England Patriots : 3 - 31
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Denver Broncos : 20 - 38
See all American Football game results of 21 September 1997
Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Sampdoria : 0 - 2
  • Bari - Bologna : 0 - 0
  • Empoli - Lazio : 1 - 0
  • Inter - Fiorentina : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 21 September 1997
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Standard : 1 - 1
  • Club Brugge - Molenbeek : 4 - 0
  • Germinal - Charleroi : 5 - 0
  • Harelbeke - Beveren : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 21 September 1997
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Stuttgart - M'gladbach : 3 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.397
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Diana, Princess of Wales -- Sep. 15, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9604


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

Angela's Ashes

By: Frank McCourt

A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

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If This World Were Mine

By: E. Lynn Harris

A close circle of friends. A sexy stranger. How strong are the bonds of friendship?With a nine-week stay on the New York Times bestseller list, E.

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The God Of Small Things

By: Arundhati Roy

Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s debut novel is a modern classic that has been read and loved worldwide.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Microsoft

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Conquest Earth

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Eidos

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Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts

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Amulets & Armor

Amulets & Armor

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action, Role-playing

Publisher: United Software Artists

Balls of Steel

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: 3D Realms

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