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Monday 22 December 1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elijah Clark and Denzel Dion. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits. Jackie Brown, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Wobegon Boy by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Des Racines & des Ailes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fallout or Armored Core.
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 ?

Des Racines & des Ailes

Starring: Patrick de Carolis

Country: France

The joulukalenteri

Starring: Raimo Smedberg, Seppo Korjus, Kari Lehtomäki, Jukka Virtanen

Country: Finland

Pataclaun

Starring: Carlos Alcántara, Wendy Ramos

Country: Peru

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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Movies

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

Jackie Brown

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster

Country: United States

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As Good as It Gets

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

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Tomorrow Never Dies

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce, Michelle Yeoh

Country: United States

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Titanic

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane

Country: United States

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The Postman

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Larenz Tate

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Hunter Tylo awarded $4 million in Melrose Place breach of contract
  • Nancy Kerring and Tonya Harding pre-record a show to air on FOX on February 5
  • Dawn Steel producer/president (Columbia TriStar), dies of brain tumor at age 51.
  • Merck baldness pill for men approved by US Food and Drug Administration.
  • Acteal massacre: Attendees at a prayer meeting of Roman Catholic activists for indigenous causes in the small village of Acteal in the Mexican state of Chiapas are massacred by paramilitary forces.

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Sport Games on 22 December 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Dallas Mavericks - New York Knicks : 67 - 79
  • Detroit Pistons - Philadelphia 76ers : 96 - 92
  • Golden State Warriors - Phoenix Suns : 76 - 91
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Houston Rockets : 94 - 83
See all Basketball game results of 22 December 1997
NFL
American Football
  • New England Patriots - Miami Dolphins : 14 - 12
See all American Football game results of 22 December 1997
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Mallorca - Salamanca : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 22 December 1997
Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Boavista - Porto : 3 - 4
See all Football game results of 22 December 1997

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Books

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

Wobegon Boy

By: Garrison Keillor

John Tollefson, a son of Lake Wobegon, has moved East to manage a radio station at a college for academically challenged children of financially gifted parents in upstate New York.

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Violin

By: Anne Rice

In the grand manner of Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice's new novel moves across time and the continents, from nineteenth-century Vienna to a St. Charles Greek Revival mansion in present-day New Orleans to dazzling capitals of the modern-day world, ...

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Comanche Moon

By: Larry McMurtry

The epic four-volume cycle that began with Larry McMurty's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, Lonesome Dove, is completed with this brilliant and haunting novel - a capstone in a mighty tradition of storytelling.

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Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger

Being a teen is hard - but you are not alone. This book is filled with stories that will make you laugh and make you cry.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dark Reign: The Future of War

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 (Redux)

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Activision

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Fallout

Platform: MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, OS X

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Ace Combat 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Namco

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Armored Core

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, third-person shooter, mecha simulation

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

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Forbes Corporate Warrior

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Byron Preiss Multimedia

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