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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 The Dark Side Of Camelot by Seymour M. Hersh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Robot Wars. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Formula 1 97 or Turok.
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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
See all Basketball game results of 27 December 1997
American Football
  • Jacksonville Jaguars - Denver Broncos : 17 - 42
  • Minnesota Vikings - New York Giants : 23 - 22
See all American Football game results of 27 December 1997
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie - St Mirren : 2 - 1
  • Ayr - Morton : 2 - 1
  • Dundee - Falkirk : 0 - 1
  • Hamilton - Partick : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 27 December 1997
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 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 ?

The Dark Side Of Camelot

By: Seymour M. Hersh

This monumental work of investigative journalism reveals the Kennedy White House as never before. With its meticulously documented & compulsively readable portrait of John F.

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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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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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Into Thin Air

By: Jon Krakauer

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Formula 1 97

Formula 1 97

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Psygnosis

Galapagos (video game)

Galapagos (video game)

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Action, Simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts (US), Sega (JP)

Ecstatica II

Ecstatica II

Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Psygnosis

Ceremony of Innocence

Ceremony of Innocence

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Real World Multimedia


Platform: Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment (1997-2002) Touchstone Games (2008)

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Home videos

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

The Thief and the Cobbler

Studio: Miramax

Format: VHS release

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Conspiracy Theory

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Mickey's Christmas Carol

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release; part of the Disney's Favorite Stories Collection

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Addicted to Love

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Studio: VHS re-release; part of the Walt Disney Pictures Presents Collection

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