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Friday 23 May 1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Miko Fogarty . In that special week of May people in US were listening to MMMbop by Hanson. In UK Lovefool by The Cardigans was in the top 5 hits. The Lost World: Jurassic Park, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Snow In August by Pete Hamill was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CrimeWave or G-Nome.
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TV Series

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

Loriot

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

Country: Germany

Herman Enciclopédia

Starring: Herman José

Country: Portugal

Varan-TV

Starring: Anders Andersson

Country: Sweden

Zoo TV: The Television Series

Starring: Lisa Shock

Country: United States

Corpus Christi

Starring: Christian Amphoux, Moshe Bar-Asher, Anath Benais, Marie-Emilie Boismard

Country: France

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Movies

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

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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The Fifth Element

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman

Country: United States

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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York

Country: United States

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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Directed by: David Mirkin

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo

Country: United States

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Grosse Pointe Blank

Directed by: George Armitage

Starring: John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • King David, closes at New Amsterdam Theater, New York City
  • Mel Karmazin replaces Peter Lund as CEO of CBS TV.
  • Mohammad Khatami won at 1997 Iranian presidential election and became first Iranian Reformist President.
  • Strom Thurmond becomes the longest-serving member in the history of the United States Senate (41 years and 10 months).
  • A military coup in Sierra Leone replaces President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah with Major Johnny Paul Koromah.

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Sport Games on 23 May 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Utah Jazz - Houston Rockets : 100 - 118
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Juventus : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.380
  • Time: What America's greatest art reveals about our national character
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9587

Books

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

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 Partner

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

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The Celestine Prophecy

By: James Redfield

THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

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Small Vices

By: Robert B. Parker

Ellis Alves is no angel. But his lawyer says he was framed for the murder of college student Melissa Henderson...and asks Spenser for help.From

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

CrimeWave

Platform: Saturn

Genre: Driving/Car combat

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Virgin Interactive (Japan)

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Doraemon 2: SOS! Otogi no Kuni

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: Epoch Co.

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Brunswick World: Tournament of Champions

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Black Pearl

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Colony Wars

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: NA / EU Psygnosis; JP Artdink

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G-Nome

Platform: PC

Genre: Mech simulation, FPS

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