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Saturday 25 January 1997

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lainey Lipson . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fortean TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Africa Trail or Everybody's Golf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee

Country: United States

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Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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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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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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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

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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Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 January 1997 ?

  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
  • Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
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Famous Deaths:
  • 71st Australian Women's Tennis: Martina Hingis beat Mary Pierce (6-2, 6-2).

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Sport Games on 25 January 1997

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Atlanta Hawks : 90 - 95
  • Charlotte Hornets - Cleveland Cavaliers : 73 - 106
  • Denver Nuggets - Vancouver Grizzlies : 83 - 82
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Indiana Pacers : 88 - 86
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Mouscron : 1 - 1
  • Antwerp - Aalst : 1 - 0
  • Cercle Brugge - Lommel : 3 - 1
  • Genk - Molenbeek : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 25 January 1997
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Extremadura - La Coruna : 1 - 0
  • Valencia - Espanol : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 25 January 1997
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid B - Mallorca : 4 - 1
  • Barcelona B - Eibar : 3 - 3
  • Las Palmas - Almeria : 1 - 1
  • Orense - Leganes : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 25 January 1997

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.363
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Where the Jobs Are -- Jan. 20, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9569


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

Alias Grace

By: Margaret Atwood

In Alias Grace, bestselling author Margaret Atwood has written her most captivating, disturbing, and ultimately satisfying work since The Handmaid's Tale.

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Living Faith

By: Jimmy Carter

For almost three decades, President Carter has regularly spent part of each Sunday reading from scripture and sharing his personal faith with neighbors, friends, and visitors at his Baptist church in

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The Laws Of Our Fathers

By: Scott Turow

A drive-by shooting of an aging white woman at a gang-plagued Kindle County housing project sets in motion Scott Turow's intensely absorbing novel.

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Slouching Towards Gomorrah

By: Robert H. Bork

In this New York Times bestselling book, Robert H. Bork, our country's most distinguished conservative scholar, offers a prophetic and unprecedented view of a culture in decline, a nation in such

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Africa Trail

Platform: Mac OS, Windows

Genre: Adventure, Educational, Simulation, Sports

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Earth 2140

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: EU TopWare Interactive; NA Interplay Entertainment

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Everybody's Golf

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Platform: PlayStation, Windows, Game Boy, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames Electronic Arts Spike Ocean Software Atari

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Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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