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Monday 24 November 1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jake LaRosa and Seth Bishop. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Barbie Girl by Aqua was in the top 5 hits. Alien: Resurrection, directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The joulukalenteri. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beatmania or Cleopatra Fortune.
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 ?

I'm Alan Partridge

Starring: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Atheist Experience

Starring: Matt Dillahunty, Tracie Harris

Country: United States

Science Court

Starring: Jennifer Harrison, H. Jon Benjamin, Bill Braudis, Micaela Hebert

Country: United States

The New Batman Adventures

Written by: Bob Kane

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States

Between Brothers

Written by: Barry O'Brien, Cheryl Alu

Starring: Kadeem Hardison, Dondre Whitfield, Kelly Perine, Rachael Crawford

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Alien: Resurrection

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, Dominique Pinon

Country: United States

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The Jackal

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier

Country: United States

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Anastasia

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd

Country: United States

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Starship Troopers

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer

Country: United States

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Different from the Others

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Leo Connard, Ilse von Tasso-Lind

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 November 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
  • Teacher's Day in Turkey
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Facts:
  • Street Corner Symphony, opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 79 performances

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: The showdown between President Clinton and Saddam Hussein over U.N. inspections. Saddam photo by Vie
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9614
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.406

Books

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

The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass

By: Stephen King

Now a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba The fourth volume in the brilliant Dark Tower Series is “splendidly tense…rip-roaring” (Publishers Weekly)—a #1 national bestseller about an epic quest to save the universe.In

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A Virtuous Woman

By: Kaye Gibbons

When Blinking Jack Stokes met Ruby Pitt Woodrow, she was twenty and he was forty. She was the carefully raised daughter of Carolina gentry and he was a skinny tenant farmer who had never owned anything in his life.

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Ellen Foster

By: Kaye Gibbons

Winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters' Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation's Citation for Fiction. An eleven-year-old heroine tells her unforgettable story with honesty, perceptivity, humor, and unselfconscious heroism.

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Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Colony Wars

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: NA / EU Psygnosis; JP Artdink

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Beatmania

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Konami

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Cleopatra Fortune

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Dreamcast, mobile phones

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Taito Altron (PlayStation and Dreamcast ports)

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EA Sports NASCAR

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo Gamecube, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Microsoft Windows

Genre: NASCAR, Auto racing, Sim racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts, EA Sports

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X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse

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

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks Software

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