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Saturday 23 August 1997

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The God Of Small Things by Arundhati Roy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching South Park. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Automobili Lamborghini or ClayFighter 63⅓.
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TV Series

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

South Park

Written by: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden

Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, April Stewart

Country: United States

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Rummel & Rabalder

Starring: Ivan Mathias Petersson

Country: Sweden

Oz

Written by: Tom Fontana

Starring: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

Country: United States

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Beach Boys

Starring: Takashi Sorimachi, Yutaka Takenouchi, Ryôko Hirosue, Izumi Inamori

Country: Japan

Loriot

Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Evelyn Hamann, Heinz Meier, Heiner Schmidt

Country: Germany

Movies

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

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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Air Force One

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

Country: United States

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Operation Condor

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Eva Cobo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Eric Gairy: Grenadan politician 1st Prime Minister of Grenada (d. 1997).

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Sport Games on 23 August 1997

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Antwerp - Lommel : 2 - 5
  • Beveren - St Truiden : 1 - 1
  • Genk - Germinal : 4 - 2
  • Gent - Westerlo : 6 - 0
See all Football game results of 23 August 1997
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Werder Bremen : 3 - 0
  • Dortmund - Bochum : 5 - 2
  • Duisburg - Stuttgart : 0 - 3
  • Kaiserslautern - Schalke 04 : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 23 August 1997
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Stuttgarter K - Uerdingen : 2 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Beauvais - Valence : 1 - 2
  • Caen - Wasquehal : 6 - 0
  • Laval - Troyes : 2 - 1
  • Lille - Le Mans : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 23 August 1997

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.393394
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Steve Jobs -- Aug. 18, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9600

Books

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

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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Special Delivery

By: Danielle Steel

In a novel that explores the fun and challenge, and occasional absurdity, of new beginnings, Danielle Steel tells the story of two people who find love where and when they least expect it.At

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Fatal Terrain

By: Dale Brown

The bestselling author of Dale Brown’s Dreamland and Warrior Class, Dale Brown thrills readers with his chillingly realistic descriptions of high-tech warfare.

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Martha Stewart -- Just Desserts

By: Jerry Oppenheimer

The undisputed doyenne of domesticity, Martha Stewart has mesmerized millions with her bestselling books, popular magazine and highly rated television program.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Automobili Lamborghini

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Titus Software; EU Titus Software

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B.C. Story

B.C. Story

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: SemiCom

ClayFighter 63⅓

ClayFighter 63⅓

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

Egg Venture

Egg Venture

Platform: Arcade

Genre: First-Person Shooter

Publisher: The Game Room

Moto Racer

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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