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Tuesday 28 October 1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sierra McCormick and Jumbo . 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. Starship Troopers, directed by Paul Verhoeven, 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 Excalibur 2555 AD or Carmen Sandiego's Great Chase Through Time.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

Starship Troopers

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 October 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Toni Carabillo: Writer (Feminist Chronicles), dies of lymphoma at 71.
  • Paul Jarrico: American screenwriter and producer (d. 1997).
Facts:
  • NBA announces hiring of Dee Kantner and Violet Palmer as 1st women to officiate a major-league all-male sports league
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains a record 337.17 to 7,498.32. One billion shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange for the first time ever.

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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 ?

Battle-Girl

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Feral Interactive

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Excalibur 2555 AD

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sir-Tech

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Carmen Sandiego's Great Chase Through Time

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Educational, adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund Software (1997–1999) The Learning Company (1999–present)

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Descent to Undermountain

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Interplay

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Final Furlong

Final Furlong

Platform: Namco System 23

Genre: Horse Racing


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