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Wednesday 22 October 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Acacia Brinley and Bryson Bourchier. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John. In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Bean, directed by Mel Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Flood Tide by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Atheist Experience. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Diablo: Hellfire or Star Wars: Yoda Stories.
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TV Series

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

The Atheist Experience

Starring: Matt Dillahunty, Tracie Harris

Country: United States

Fóstbræður

Starring: Jón Gnarr

Country: Iceland

Science Court

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

Country: United States

The New Batman Adventures

Written by: Bob Kane

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

Country: United States

Between Brothers

Written by: Barry O'Brien, Cheryl Alu

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

Country: United States

Movies

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

I Know What You Did Last Summer

Directed by: Jim Gillespie

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

Country: United States

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Bean

Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills

Country: United States

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The Devil's Advocate

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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Boogie Nights

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds

Country: United States

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Gattaca

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 October 1997 ?

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Facts:
  • 2nd longest 9 inning World Series game (4:12) as Marlins and Indians were tied 7-7 going into the 9th, Mariners win 14-11
  • Cleveland Marquis Grissom World Series hitting streak ends after 15 games
  • Compaq testifies Microsoft threaten to break Windows 95 agreement if they showcased a Netscape icon
  • Larry Flynt sells Hustler in a non-zoned area of Cincinnati
  • New York Ranger Wayne Gretsky wife Janet is knocked unconscious and gets 2 stitches while watching the game as a plexiglass falls on her

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Sport Games on 22 October 1997

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Charlton - Birmingham : 1 - 1
  • Man City - Stoke : 0 - 1
  • Wolves - Tranmere : 2 - 1
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brighton - Lincoln : 0 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Derby - Wimbledon : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hillary Rodham Clinton -- Oct. 20, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9609
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.401

Books

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

Flood Tide

By: Clive Cussler

AN UNDERWATER GRAVEYARD IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST...A MYSTERIOUS SEAPORT IN THE LOUISIANA BAYOUS...A DIABOLICAL PLOT TO DESTROY AMERICA! When NUMA agent DIRK PITT® rescues a beautiful undercover agent in a daring underwater operation at Orion Lake, just north of Seattle, ...

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Deja Dead

By: Kathy Reichs

The first Temperance Brennan novel in the “cleverly plotted and expertly maintained series” (The New York Times Book Review) from the #1 internationally bestselling thriller writer Kathy Reichs.Her

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The Royals

By: Kitty Kelley

Kitty Kelly's exposes of Oprah Winfrey, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Reagan, and Jackie Onassis have made her the world's most successful biographer.

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Reign In Hell

By: William Diehl

William Diehl stunned readers with Primal Fear and Show of Evil, the national bestsellers featuring Chicago lawyer Martin Vail. Now, in his gripping new novel of suspense, Diehl enters uncharted territory,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cool Boarders 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: JP UEP Systems; NA SCEA; EU SCEE; JP Studio Zan (PSN)

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Diablo: Hellfire

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing game, hack and slash

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Star Wars: Yoda Stories

Platform: Game Boy Color, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: LucasArts

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B.C. Story

B.C. Story

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: SemiCom

Big Thinkers!

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Steam

Genre: Adventure, Edutainment

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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