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Sunday 22 June 1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 22, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dinah Jane Hansen and Dinah Hansen. In that special week of June people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK Mmm Bop by Hanson was in the top 5 hits. Bean, directed by Mel Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while London by Edward Rutherfurd was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Riding the Tiger. If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-22: Air Dominance Fighter or Ghost in the Shell.
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What the sky looked like on 22 June 1997

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


Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills, Pamela Reed

Country: United States

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Directed by: Katja von Garnier

Starring: Katja Riemann, Jasmin Tabatabai, Nicolette Krebitz, Jutta Hoffmann

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Little Boy Blue

Directed by: Antonio Tibaldi

Starring: Ryan Phillippe, Nastassja Kinski, John Savage, Shirley Knight

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Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Devon Sawa, Scott Bairstow, Frances Fisher

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Preaching to the Perverted

Directed by: Stuart Urban

Starring: Guinevere Turner, Christien Anholt, Tom Bell, Julie Graham

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TV Series

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

Riding the Tiger

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

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Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

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Knights of Ramune

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

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The Vanishing Man

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Nationwide Senior Golf Championship
  • Penny Hammel wins LPGA Rochester International
  • World Bowl: Barcelona Dragon beat Rhein Fire, 38-24
  • A massive eruption of the Soufrière Hills volcano on the island of Montserrat leads to evacuation and eventual abandonment of the capital, Plymouth.
  • An unmanned Progress spacecraft collides with the Russian space station Mir.

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Sport Games on 22 June 1997

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Real Madrid : 4 - 0
  • Hercules - Ath Bilbao : 3 - 2
  • La Coruna - Extremadura : 1 - 0
  • Oviedo - Sp Gijon : 0 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 22, 1997 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
  2. Hanson - MMMbop
  3. Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
  4. Look Into My Eyes - Bone Thugs N Harmony
  5. Say You'll Be There - The Spice Girls
  6. Meredith Brooks - Bitch
  7. I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
  8. Tim McGraw - It's Your Love
  9. The Freshman - The Verve Pipe
  10. Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
  2. Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  3. I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
  4. Look Into My Eyes (From "Batman & Robin") - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
  5. 112 - Cupid
  6. Smile - Scarface Featuring 2Pac & Johnny P
  7. Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
  8. Thinking Of You/Let's Get Down - Tony Toni Tone
  9. K-Ci & JoJo - You Bring Me Up
  10. Don't Wanna Be A Player (From "Booty Call") - Joe
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Solo En Ti - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Ya Me Voy Para Siempre - Los Temerarios
  3. El Destino - Juan Gabriel / Rocio Durcal
  4. El Mojado Acaudalado - Los Tigres del Norte
  5. Solo Contigo - Limite
  6. El Tucanazo - Los Tucanes de Tijuana
  7. Te Sigo Amando - Juan Gabriel
  8. Enamorada - La Mafia
  9. Liberacion - Murio
  10. Fey - Muevelo
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Hanson - Mmm Bop
  2. Eternal featuring BeBe Winans - I Wanna Be The Only One
  3. Time To Say Goodbye (Con Te Partiro) - Sarah Brightman & Andrea Bocelli
  4. Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
  5. Rosie Gaines - Closer Than Close


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


By: Edward Rutherfurd


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The Millionaire Next Door

By: Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

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Snow In August

By: Pete Hamill

Brooklyn, 1947. The war veterans have come home. Jackie Robinson is about to become a Dodger. And in one close-knit working-class neighborhood, an eleven-year-old Irish Catholic boy named Michael Devlin has

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The Tenth Justice

By: Brad Meltzer

#1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer exploded onto the literary stage with The Tenth Justice, a gripping, lightning-paced thriller that carries readers behind the scenes of the U.S.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Agent Armstrong

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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Dark Rift

Dark Rift

Platform: Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Vic Tokai



Platform: PlayStation PlayStation Network

Genre: Action-adventure / Action RPG

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA Working Designs; EU Psygnosis

Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA THQ; EU Sony Computer Entertainment

F-22: Air Dominance Fighter

F-22: Air Dominance Fighter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Infogrames

Home videos

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

Meet Wally Sparks

Studio: Trimark

Format: VHS release

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Singin' in the Rain

Studio: MGM

Format: DVD release

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The Evening Star

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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Alice in Wonderland

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release; part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection

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Studio: Republic

Format: DVD release

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