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Wednesday 27 August 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Drew Gilchrist . 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 If This World Were Mine by E. Lynn Harris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Incredible Story Studio. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter or Front Mission 2.
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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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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 1997 ?

  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
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Sport Games on 27 August 1997

Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Barnsley - Bolton : 2 - 1
  • Coventry - West Ham : 1 - 1
  • Everton - Man United : 0 - 2
  • Leicester - Arsenal : 3 - 3
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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


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

If This World Were Mine

By: E. Lynn Harris

A close circle of friends. A sexy stranger. How strong are the bonds of friendship?With a nine-week stay on the New York Times bestseller list, E.

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Even The Stars Look Lonesome

By: Maya Angelou

I have written of the black American experience, which I know intimately. I am always talking about the human condition in general and about society in particular.

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Brain Droppings

By: George Carlin

With hundreds of sold-out concert dates each year, over 20 albums, two Grammys, two Cable ACE awards, and more HBO specials that anyone else, George Carlin is more popular than ever.

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Cause of Death

By: Patricia Cornwell

Dr. Kay Scarpetta plunges into the murky depths of a ship graveyard to recover the very human remains of Ted Eddings, an investigative reporter. Together with her niece Lucy and police captain Pete Marino, Scarpetta will follow the scents of ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Forgotten Realms Archives

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade PlayStation Sega Saturn

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

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Critical Depth

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Car combat

Publisher: GT Interactive

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Front Mission 2

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Squaresoft

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Everybody's Golf

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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