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Thursday 24 April 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Autumn Wendel and Lydia Ko. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, directed by David Mirkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Evening Class by Maeve Binchy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Loriot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carmageddon or Critical Depth.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

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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Liar Liar

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper

Country: United States

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Crash

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Spader, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas

Country: United States

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Donnie Brasco

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Pat Paulsen: Comedian (Smothers Brothers Show), dies at 69.
  • Eugene Stoner: American engineer and weapons designer designed the AR-15 rifle (d. 1997).
Facts:
  • Steel Peer, opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 76 performances

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Sport Games on 24 April 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - New York Knicks : 99 - 109
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Utah Jazz : 86 - 106
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Houston Rockets : 95 - 112
  • Orlando Magic - Miami Heat : 64 - 99
See all Basketball game results of 24 April 1997
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • St Pauli - Hansa Rostock : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 24 April 1997
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Mannheim - Wolfsburg : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 24 April 1997
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Watford - Chesterfield : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 24 April 1997

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Books

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

Evening Class

By: Maeve Binchy

It was the quiet ones you had to watch. That's where the real passion was lurking.They came together at Mountainview College, a down-at-the-heels secondary school on the seamy side of Dublin,

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Chromosome 6

By: Robin Cook

Behind the headlines on cloning--Dr. Robin Cook blends fact with fiction in one of his most terrifying bestsellers...Chromosome 6 is a prophetic thriller that challenges the medical ethics of genetic manipulation

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The Kiss

By: Kathryn Harrison

In this extraordinary memoir, one of the best young writers in America today transforms into a work of art the darkest passage imaginable in a young woman's life: an obsessive love

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The Ranch

By: Danielle Steel

In her 39th best-selling novel, Danielle Steel brings to life the story of three women, old roommates from college, who come together after twenty years, one summer at The Ranch.They

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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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Chameleon Twist

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Carmageddon

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, iOS, Android

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: SCi, Interplay

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Critical Depth

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Car combat

Publisher: GT Interactive

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Batman & Robin

Platform: PlayStation, Game.com

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment Tiger Electronics

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