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Monday 27 January 1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tamera Foster and Noah Schnacky. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Silent Witness by Richard North Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fortean TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Assault Suit Leynos 2 or Culdcept.
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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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Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

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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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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Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee

Country: United States

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Scream

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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Jerry Maguire

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Daylight

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 January 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
  • Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
  • Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
  • Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
  • Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
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Facts:
  • Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus, opens at Gershwin, New York City
  • 24th American Music Awards: Toni Braxton and Alanis Morissette win.
  • On their way to Lebanon, 2 Israeli troop-transport helicopters collide, killing 73.
  • After at first contesting the results, Serbian President Slobodan Milošević recognizes opposition victories in the November 1996 elections.
  • British Home Secretary Michael Howard informs Moors Murderer Myra Hindley that she will never be released from prison. Mr. Howard has made the decision in agreement with a recommendation made by his predecessor David Waddington in 1990.

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Sport Games on 27 January 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Phoenix Suns - Miami Heat : 97 - 125
  • Vancouver Grizzlies - Golden State Warriors : 97 - 122
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Valladolid - Betis : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 27 January 1997
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Luton - Watford : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 27 January 1997
Ethniki Katigoria
Football (Greece)
  • Veroia - Heracles : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 27 January 1997

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1997?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bill Cosby -- Jan. 27, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9570
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.363

Books

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

Silent Witness

By: Richard North Patterson

After the murder of his high school sweetheart left him shattered, Tony Lord vowed never to return to his Ohio hometown of Lake City.

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Alias Grace

By: Margaret Atwood

In Alias Grace, bestselling author Margaret Atwood has written her most captivating, disturbing, and ultimately satisfying work since The Handmaid's Tale.

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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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The Deep End of the Ocean

By: Jacquelyn Mitchard

"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Assault Suit Leynos 2

Assault Suit Leynos 2

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: platform game, action game

Publisher: Masaya

Culdcept

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 3

Genre: Board game, Collectible card game

Publisher: NEC Interchannel

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Diablo: Hellfire

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing game, hack and slash

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Doraemon 2: SOS! Otogi no Kuni

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: Epoch Co.

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EA Sports NASCAR

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo Gamecube, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Microsoft Windows

Genre: NASCAR, Auto racing, Sim racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts, EA Sports

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