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Monday 27 October 1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eden Taylor-Draper . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Different from the Others, directed by Richard Oswald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Royals by Kitty Kelle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I'm Alan Partridge. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ABC Sports Indy Racing or Crusader: Adventure Out of Time.
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TV Series

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

I'm Alan Partridge

Starring: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Atheist Experience

Starring: Matt Dillahunty, Tracie Harris

Country: United States

Science Court

Starring: Jennifer Harrison, H. Jon Benjamin, Bill Braudis, Micaela Hebert

Country: United States

The New Batman Adventures

Written by: Bob Kane

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States

Between Brothers

Written by: Barry O'Brien, Cheryl Alu

Starring: Kadeem Hardison, Dondre Whitfield, Kelly Perine, Rachael Crawford

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Different from the Others

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Leo Connard, Ilse von Tasso-Lind

Country: United States

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Bean

Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills

Country: United States

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I Know What You Did Last Summer

Directed by: Jim Gillespie

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

Country: United States

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The Devil's Advocate

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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Boogie Nights

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 October 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Dow Jones crashes record 554 pts to 7161
  • Intel Corp buys Digital Equipment for $700 million
  • Microsoft argues it should be free from government interference
  • US releases a redesigned $50 bill
  • October 27, 1997 mini-crash: Stock markets around the world crash because of fears of a global economic meltdown. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummets 554.26 points to 7,161.15.

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Sport Games on 27 October 1997

NFL
American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Miami Dolphins : 36 - 33
  • Green Bay Packers - New England Patriots : 28 - 10
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • St Pauli - Freiburg : 2 - 0
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Mallorca - Real Madrid : 0 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Leicester - West Ham : 2 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Painted sculpture of child with body in shape of letter A in front of schoolhouse; Inset: Chinese l
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9610
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.402

Books

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

The MacGregor Brides

By: Nora Roberts

Daniel MacGregor is at it againAt age ninety, there is nothing the powerful patriarch of age ninety, there is nothing the powerful patriarch of the MacGregor clan would like more than to see his three eldest granddaughters happily married.

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The Royals

By: Kitty Kelle

Updated account of the British Royal family. (H, Grand Central Publishing)

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Flood Tide

By: Clive Cussler

AN UNDERWATER GRAVEYARD IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST...A MYSTERIOUS SEAPORT IN THE LOUISIANA BAYOUS...A DIABOLICAL PLOT TO DESTROY AMERICA! When NUMA agent DIRK PITT® rescues a beautiful undercover agent in a daring underwater operation at Orion Lake, just north of Seattle, ...

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Diana: Her True Story

By: Andrew Morton

The sensational biography of Princess Diana, written with her cooperation and now featuring exclusive new material to commemorate the 20th anniversary of her death.When Diana: Her True Story was first published in 1992, it forever changed the way the public ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ABC Sports Indy Racing

ABC Sports Indy Racing

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ABC Interactive

Calamity Adventure 2: People and Traditions

Calamity Adventure 2: People and Traditions

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: The Lightspan Partnership, Inc.

AirCars

AirCars

Platform: Atari Jaguar

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: ICD, Inc.

Crusader: Adventure Out of Time

Crusader: Adventure Out of Time

Platform: Windows Mac OS X

Genre: Historical adventure

Publisher: Europress

X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse

Platform: PC (MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks Software

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