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Friday 26 December 1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Koryn Hawthorne and Nileseyy Niles. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits. Angel, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Azul tequila. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bloody Roar or Colony Wars.
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 ?

Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Starring: Louis Theroux

Country: United States

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Earth Story

Starring: Aubrey Manning

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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City Confidential

Starring: Paul Winfield, Keith David

Country: United States

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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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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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Movies

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

Pi

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman

Country: United States

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Angel

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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Jackie Brown

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster

Country: United States

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As Good as It Gets

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

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Tomorrow Never Dies

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce, Michelle Yeoh

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The Soufriere Hills volcano on the island of Montserrat explodes, creating a small tsunami offshore.

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Sport Games on 26 December 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Milwaukee Bucks : 94 - 99
  • Boston Celtics - San Antonio Spurs : 86 - 101
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Charlotte Hornets : 88 - 96
  • Golden State Warriors - Denver Nuggets : 81 - 69
See all Basketball game results of 26 December 1997
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Charlton - Norwich : 2 - 1
  • Crewe - Man City : 1 - 0
  • Huddersfield - Middlesbrough : 0 - 1
  • Ipswich - Birmingham : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 December 1997
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bournemouth - Gillingham : 4 - 0
  • Brentford - Southend : 1 - 1
  • Bristol City - Millwall : 4 - 1
  • Burnley - Chesterfield : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 December 1997
Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnet - Peterboro : 2 - 0
  • Brighton - Colchester : 4 - 4
  • Cambridge - Leyton Orient : 1 - 0
  • Cardiff - Exeter : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 December 1997

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.411412
  • Time: Photo taken March 25, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9618

Books

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

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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Comanche Moon

By: Larry McMurtry

The epic four-volume cycle that began with Larry McMurty's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, Lonesome Dove, is completed with this brilliant and haunting novel - a capstone in a mighty tradition of storytelling.

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The Millionaire Next Door

By: Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

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The Christmas Box

By: Richard Paul Evans

A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bloody Roar

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Colony Wars

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: NA / EU Psygnosis; JP Artdink

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Dual Heroes

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Hudson Soft Electro Brain

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Front Mission Alternative

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square

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B.C. Story

B.C. Story

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: SemiCom


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