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Thursday 26 June 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Andrew Lowe and Cassie Hollister. 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. Men in Black, directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Mason & Dixon by Thomas Pynchon was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing FIFA: Road to World Cup 98 or Final Furlong.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Men in Black

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Woo

Starring: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen

Country: United States

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My Best Friend's Wedding

Directed by: P.J. Hogan

Starring: Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ron Clements

Starring: Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, James Woods

Country: United States

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Batman & Robin

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell

Country: United States

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Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Evelyn Hamann, Heinz Meier, Heiner Schmidt

Country: Germany

Herman Enciclopédia

Starring: Herman José

Country: Portugal


Starring: Anders Andersson

Country: Sweden

Zoo TV: The Television Series

Starring: Lisa Shock

Country: United States

Corpus Christi

Starring: Christian Amphoux, Moshe Bar-Asher, Anath Benais, Marie-Emilie Boismard

Country: France

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 June 1997 ?

  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
  • Independence Day in Madagascar
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  • Galileo, Ganymede Observations (Orbit 9)
  • Supreme Court upholds doctor-assisted suicide ban
  • The U.S. Supreme Court rules that the Communications Decency Act violates the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.

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

Mason & Dixon

By: Thomas Pynchon

Charles Mason (1728-1786) and Jeremiah Dixon (1733-1779) were the British surveyors best remembered for running the boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland that we know today as the Mason-Dixon Line.

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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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Fat Tuesday

By: Sandra Brown

A police officer is furious that his partner's murderer was acquitted. In a desperate act of revenge, he kidnaps the defense attorney's wife. Who will find redemption in this story of corruption and passion?

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Doraemon: Nobita to Mittsu no Seireiseki

Doraemon: Nobita to Mittsu no Seireiseki

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Epoch Co.

FIFA: Road to World Cup 98

Platform: PC Game Boy Mega Drive/Genesis SNES Sega Saturn PlayStation Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts THQ (Game Boy)

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Age of Empires

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Microsoft

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Assault Suit Leynos 2

Assault Suit Leynos 2

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: platform game, action game

Publisher: Masaya

Final Furlong

Final Furlong

Platform: Namco System 23

Genre: Horse Racing

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