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Thursday 24 July 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hannah Renee . In that special week of July 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. Good Burger, directed by Brian Robbins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Plum Island by Nelson DeMille was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Oz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing FIFA: Road to World Cup 98 or Doraemon: Nobita to Mittsu no Seireiseki.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt

Country: United States

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Men in Black

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino

Country: United States

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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


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

Country: Germany

Herman Enciclopédia

Starring: Herman José

Country: Portugal


Starring: Anders Andersson

Country: Sweden

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 July 1997 ?

  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
  • St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1997?

  • Time: Jewel. Photograph for TIME by Herb Ritts.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9596
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.388


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

Plum Island

By: Nelson DeMille

CELEBRATING THE 20th ANNIVERSARY WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOR The hair-raising suspense of The General's Daughter... the wry wit of The Gold Coast...this is vintage Nelson DeMille at the peak of his originality and the height of his ...

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The Perfect Storm

By: Sebastian Junger

"There is nothing imaginary about Junger's book; it is all terrifyingly, awesomely real." ―Los Angeles TimesIt was the storm of the century, boasting waves over one hundred feet high―a tempest created by so rare a combination of factors that meteorologists ...

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The Notebook

By: Nicholas Sparks

Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

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Deception On His Mind

By: Elizabeth George

Balford-le-Nez is a dying seaside town on the coast of Essex. But when a member of the town’s small but growing Asian community is found murdered near its beach, the sleepy

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

FIFA: Road to World Cup 98

Platform: PC Game Boy Mega Drive/Genesis SNES Sega Saturn PlayStation Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts THQ (Game Boy)

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Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders

Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Sega

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

Doraemon: Nobita to Mittsu no Seireiseki

Doraemon: Nobita to Mittsu no Seireiseki

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Epoch Co.

TOCA Touring Car Championship

Platform: PlayStation Game Boy Color Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters, 3DO (USA), Upstar (Japan), THQ (Game Boy Color)

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