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Thursday 23 January 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brennan Bailey and Shaheen Jafargholi. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Executive Orders by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fortean TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amulets & Armor or Chopper Attack.
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TV Series

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

Brass Eye

Starring: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

Country: United States

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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Bingo & Molly

Written by: Tom Broadbridge, Alice Donenfeld, Robin Goodrow, Parker Page

Starring: Robin Goodrow, Frank Italiano, Larissa Matheson, Rachel More

Country: United States

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Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee

Country: United States

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Scream

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Daylight

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Mir Aimal Kasi receives the death sentence for a 1993 assault rifle attack outside US Central Intelligence Agency headquarters that killed two and wounded three others.
  • Madeleine Albright becomes the first woman to serve as United States Secretary of State.
  • Antonis Daglis, a 23-year-old Greek truck driver is sentenced to thirteen consecutive life sentences, plus 25 years for the serial slayings of three women and the attempted murder of six others.
  • Mir Aimal Kasi is sentenced to death for a 1993 assault rifle attack outside CIA headquarters that killed 2 and wounded 3.

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Sport Games on 23 January 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Cleveland Cavaliers : 87 - 71
  • Detroit Pistons - Golden State Warriors : 94 - 79
  • Miami Heat - Toronto Raptors : 99 - 87
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Orlando Magic : 92 - 96
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Where the Jobs Are -- Jan. 20, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9569
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.362

Books

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

Executive Orders

By: Tom Clancy

The President is dead--and the weight, literally, of the world falls on Jack Ryan's shoulders, in Tom Clancy's newest and most extraordinary novel.I don't know what to do.

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A Reporter's Life

By: Walter Cronkite

"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR."--The Wall Street Journal"Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year."--Ann

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Blood And Honor

By: W. E. B. Griffin

As did his three immensely popular series Brotherhood of War, The Corps and Badge of Honor, W.E.B. Griffin's novel of World War II espionage Honor Bound became an immediate bestseller: "A

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Forever, Erma

By: Erma Bombeck

When Erma Bombeck died on April 22, 1996, she left behind something that few writers could hope to bequeath--a written legacy of more than 4,500 columns and twelve bestselling books and

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dilbert's Desktop Games

Platform: Windows 95 up to ME

Genre: Puzzle, Action

Publisher: DreamWorks Interactive

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An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action role-playing, survival horror

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Amulets & Armor

Amulets & Armor

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action, Role-playing

Publisher: United Software Artists

Breath of Fire III

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Capcom, Tommo Inc.

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Chopper Attack

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

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