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Saturday 27 December 1997

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 27, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ana Konjuh . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John. Finding North, directed by Tanya Wexler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Wobegon Boy by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Robot Wars. If you liked videogames you were probably playing A Fork in the Tale or Flying Dragon.
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What the sky looked like on 27 December 1997

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

Finding North

Directed by: Tanya Wexler

Starring: Wendy Makkena, John Benjamin Hickey, Jonathan Walker, Anne Bobby

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Un grand cri d'amour

Directed by: Josiane Balasko

Starring: Josiane Balasko, Richard Berry, Daniel Prévost, Daniel Ceccaldi

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Directed by: Dean Semler

Starring: Howie Long, Scott Glenn, William Forsythe, Suzy Amis

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Madam Savant

Directed by: Mike Marvin

Starring: Kira Reed Lorsch, Nichole McAuley, Jeff Rector, LoriDawn Messuri

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Teach Me Tonight

Directed by: Rick Blaine

Starring: Judy Thompson, Kim Yates, Jack Becker, John Logan

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Robot Wars

Directed by: William L. Stewart

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Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

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Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

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Directed by: Mick Garris

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Vampire Princess Miyu

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 December 1997 ?

  • The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
  • R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • 54-car pileup on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay, Florida, USA, due to dense fog. One death, 30 injuries.
  • Protestant paramilitary leader Billy Wright is assassinated in Northern Ireland.

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Sport Games on 27 December 1997

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Chicago Bulls : 90 - 97
  • Charlotte Hornets - Orlando Magic : 87 - 96
  • Denver Nuggets - Los Angeles Clippers : 103 - 105
  • Milwaukee Bucks - New Jersey Nets : 104 - 112
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American Football
  • Jacksonville Jaguars - Denver Broncos : 17 - 42
  • Minnesota Vikings - New York Giants : 23 - 22
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie - St Mirren : 2 - 1
  • Ayr - Morton : 2 - 1
  • Dundee - Falkirk : 0 - 1
  • Hamilton - Partick : 0 - 1
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Clydebank - Clyde : 2 - 1
  • Forfar - Brechin : 5 - 0
  • Inverness C - East Fife : 4 - 0
  • Stenhousemuir - Livingston : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 27 December 1997

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 27, 1997 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1997 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Boyz II Men - A Song For Mama
  2. LSG - My Body
  3. Dru Hill - We're Not Making Love No More
  4. Usher - You Make Me Wanna...
  5. Next - Butta Love
  6. Sock It 2 Me/The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly) - Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Featuring Da Brat
  7. My Love Is The Shhh! - Somethin' For The People Featuring Trina & Tamara
  8. Total - What About Us
  9. Janet - Together Again
  10. Uncle Sam - I Don't Ever Want To See You Again
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. En El Jardin - Alejandro Fernandez Featuring Gloria Estefan
  2. Y Hubo Alguien - Marc Anthony
  3. Si Tu Supieras - Alejandro Fernandez
  4. Nos Estorbo La Ropa - Vicente Fernandez
  5. A Pesar De Todos - Ana Gabriel
  6. Marco Antonio Solis - La Venia Bendita
  7. Contigo (Estar Contigo) - Luis Miguel
  8. Te Sigo Amando - Juan Gabriel
  9. Hasta Manana - Limite
  10. Cristian - Lo Mejor De Mi


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

Wobegon Boy

By: Garrison Keillor

John Tollefson, a son of Lake Wobegon, has moved East to manage a radio station at a college for academically challenged children of financially gifted parents in upstate New York.

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Joy of Cooking

By: Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker and Ethan Becker

The bestselling Joy of Cooking—the book Julia Child called “a fundamental resource for any American cook”—now in a revised and updated 75th Anniversary edition, which restores the voice of the original authors and many of the most beloved recipes from ...

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Lucky You

By: Carl Hiaasen

A Florida woman wins millions in the lottery only to have her ticket stolen.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A Fork in the Tale

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Any River Entertainment (CD)

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Achaea, Dreams of Divine Lands

Achaea, Dreams of Divine Lands

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: Iron Realms Entertainment

Flying Dragon

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting, role-playing video game

Publisher: Culture Brain Natsume

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Fighting Force

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows Nintendo 64 PlayStation Network

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Eidos Interactive (PS, Win) Crave Entertainment (N64)

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Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Microsoft

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Zeus and Roxanne

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release; part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection

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The Great Locomotive Chase

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release

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Fools Rush In

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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