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Tuesday June 24, 1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 24, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK Mmm Bop by Hanson was in the top 5 hits. Princess Mononoke, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Happy Camp. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doom 64 or Famista 64.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Country: United States

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Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt

Country: United States

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Mean Guns

Directed by: Albert Pyun

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Ice-T, Michael Halsey, Deborah Van Valkenburgh

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A Simple Wish

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Martin Short, Mara Wilson, Robert Pastorelli, Ruby Dee

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Two Orphan Vampires

Directed by: Jean Rollin

Starring: Alexandra Pic, Isabelle Teboul, Bernard Charnacé, Natalie Perrey

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TV Series

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

Happy Camp

Directed by: Josh Anthony

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Riding the Tiger

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

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Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

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Knights of Ramune

Directed by: Yoshinori Sayanna

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The Vanishing Man

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 1997 ?

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
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Famous Deaths:
  • Brian Keith: American movie and TV actor, who appeared in 80 films, versatile enough to portray everything from a homicidal maniac to a burly military man to a kindly parent.
  • Don Hutson: American football player and coach (d. 1997).
  • 4-1, Mark McGwire his a 538 foot HR
  • Melissa Drexler, 18, charged with killing her baby during her prom
  • Seat Mariner Randy Johnson strikes out 19 Oakland Athletics but loses

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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1997 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
  2. Hanson - MMMbop
  3. Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
  4. Meredith Brooks - Bitch
  5. Bone Thugs N Harmony - Look Into My Eyes
  6. Say You'll Be There - The Spice Girls
  7. I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
  8. Tim McGraw - It's Your Love
  9. Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T
  10. The Freshman - The Verve Pipe
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
  2. Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  3. I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
  4. Look Into My Eyes (From "Batman & Robin") - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
  5. Smile - Scarface Featuring 2Pac & Johnny P
  6. 112 - Cupid
  7. Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
  8. Don't Wanna Be A Player (From "Booty Call") - Joe
  9. Brownstone - 5 Miles To Empty
  10. Thinking Of You/Let's Get Down - Tony Toni Tone
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Solo En Ti - Enrique Iglesias
  2. El Mojado Acaudalado - Los Tigres del Norte
  3. Ya Me Voy Para Siempre - Los Temerarios
  4. Solo Contigo - Limite
  5. El Destino - Juan Gabriel / Rocio Durcal
  6. El Tucanazo - Los Tucanes de Tijuana
  7. Enamorada - La Mafia
  8. Te Sigo Amando - Juan Gabriel
  9. Motivos - Grupo Mojado
  10. Tu Y Yo - Bronco: El Gigante De America
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Hanson - Mmm Bop
  2. Eternal featuring BeBe Winans - I Wanna Be The Only One
  3. Time To Say Goodbye (Con Te Partiro) - Sarah Brightman & Andrea Bocelli
  4. Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
  5. Rosie Gaines - Closer Than Close


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

Into Thin Air

By: Jon Krakauer

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

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Up Island

By: Anne Rivers Siddons

From childhood, Molly Bell Redwine was taught by her charismatic, domineering mother that "family is everything." But no one warned Molly that family can change unexpectedly.

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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 Bible Code

By: Michael Drosnin

0n September 1, 1994, I flew to Israel and met in Jerusalem with a close friend of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, the poet Chaim Guri. I gave him a letter which he immediately gave to the Prime Minister.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Duckman: The Graphic Adventures of a Private Dick

Duckman: The Graphic Adventures of a Private Dick

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Playmates Interactive Entertainment

Doom 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

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CART Precision Racing

CART Precision Racing

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse

X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse

Platform: PC (MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks Software

Famista 64

Famista 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Namco

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Cable Guy

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: DVD release

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Alice in Wonderland

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release; part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection

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A Time to Kill

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD release

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The Associate

Studio: Miramax

Format: VHS release

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Speed 2: Cruise Control

Studio: 20th Century Fox

Format: VHS release

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