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Thursday 27 February 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Callum Mortimer . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls. In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits. Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love, directed by Mira Nair, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Small Town Girl by LaVyrle Spencer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jai Hanuman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Emperor of the Fading Suns or Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Donnie Brasco

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

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Lost Highway

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius

Country: United States

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Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee

Country: United States

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Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

Country: United States

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Mars Attacks!

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Brass Eye

Starring: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Bingo & Molly

Written by: Tom Broadbridge, Alice Donenfeld, Robin Goodrow, Parker Page

Starring: Robin Goodrow, Frank Italiano, Larissa Matheson, Rachel More

Country: United States

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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

Country: United States

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Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 February 1997 ?

  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
  • Saint Honorine
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  • Last Night of Ballyhoo opens at Helen Hayes Theater, New York City
  • Singer Sade (Helen Folasade), arrest in Jamaica for disobeying a cop
  • Divorce becomes legal in the Republic of Ireland.

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Sport Games on 27 February 1997

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Houston Rockets : 106 - 95
  • Chicago Bulls - Cleveland Cavaliers : 70 - 73
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Washington Bullets : 122 - 107
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Dallas Mavericks : 107 - 105
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What news were making the headlines those days in February 1997?

  • Time: Digital photomontage by Arthur Hochstein. Gold bar from COMSTOK Inc. Background photograph by Lieut.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9575
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9574


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

Small Town Girl

By: LaVyrle Spencer

In one of her most unforgettable novels, New York Times bestselling author LaVyrle Spencer chronicles the passionate awakening of a country music star who embraced fame but fled from love. Eighteen

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Simple Abundance

By: Sarah Ban Breathnach

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROver 7 million copies sold in 30 languages!Simple Abundance is a book of evocative essays - one for every day of the year - for women who wish to live by their own lights.

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Drums Of Autumn

By: Diana Gabaldon

The magnificent saga continues....It began in Scotland, at an ancient stone circle. There, a doorway, open to a select few, leads into the past—or the grave.

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By: Anne McCaffrey

In Anne McCaffrey's New York Times bestselling DRAGONSEYE, join Weyrleaders, Holders, and Craftmasters in the creation of the legendary Star Stones and the teaching ballads of Pern!It's been two-hundred years since

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: MS-DOS, Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, iOS, Android

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: SCi, Interplay

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Emperor of the Fading Suns

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy, 4X

Publisher: SegaSoft

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Star Wars: Yoda Stories

Platform: Game Boy Color, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: LucasArts

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Agent Armstrong

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade PlayStation Sega Saturn

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

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