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Tuesday 26 August 1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dylan Boyack and River Shields. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Mo Money, Mo Problems by The Notorious B.I.G.. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Partner by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Incredible Story Studio. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Automobili Lamborghini or GoldenEye 007.
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 30 days ?

Incredible Story Studio

Written by: Robert de Lint, Virginia Thompson

Starring: Sabryn Rock, Laura Solilo, Greg Ochitwa, Ken Spencer

Country: Canada

Electric Playground

Starring: Victor Lucas, Jose Sanchez, Shaun Hatton, Briana McIvor

Country: Canada

The Adventures of Lano & Woodley

Written by: Colin Lane, Frank Woodley

Starring: Colin Lane, Frank Woodley

Country: Australia

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South Park

Written by: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden

Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, April Stewart

Country: United States

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Rummel & Rabalder

Starring: Ivan Mathias Petersson

Country: Sweden

Movies

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

Event Horizon

Directed by: Paul Anderson

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan

Country: United States

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Cop Land

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Beni-Ali massacre in Algeria; 60-100 people killed.

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Sport Games on 26 August 1997

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  • Leeds - Liverpool : 0 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Death of Privacy -- Aug. 25, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9601
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.393394

Books

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

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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Dead In The Water

By: Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington only wants a winter getaway from the chill of New York in the beautiful, tropical Caribbean paradise of St.

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Chasing Cezanne

By: Peter Mayle

Hanky-panky on the international art scene is the source of the hilarity and fizz in Peter Mayle's new novel. He flies us back to the south of France (a region some

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The Man Who Listens To Horses

By: Monty Roberts

Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

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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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C-Dogs

Platform: PC (DOS, Linux, Mac OS X, Windows), source ports to additional platforms

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Ronny Wester

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GoldenEye 007

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: First-person shooter, stealth

Publisher: Nintendo

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Moto Racer

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Balls of Steel

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: 3D Realms

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