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Tuesday 29 April 1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include SMii7Y . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, directed by Jay Roach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Rapture of Canaan by Sheri Reynolds was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Loriot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DarkEden or Ceremony of Innocence.
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 ?

Zoo TV: The Television Series

Starring: Lisa Shock

Country: United States

Spy Game

Written by: Sam Raimi, John McNamara, Ivan Raimi

Starring: Linden Ashby, Allison Smith, Bruce McCarty

Country: United States

Brass Eye

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Fortean TV

Starring: Lionel Fanthorpe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York

Country: United States

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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Directed by: David Mirkin

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo

Country: United States

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Grosse Pointe Blank

Directed by: George Armitage

Starring: John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd

Country: United States

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Liar Liar

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper

Country: United States

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Crash

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Spader, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Keith Ferguson: blues musician (The Fabulous Thunderbirds), dies of overdose at age 50.
  • Peter Tali Coleman: Governor of American Samoa (1956-61, 1978-85, 1989-93), dies.
  • Mike Royko: American journalist and author (d. 1997).
Facts:
  • Candide, opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 103 performances
  • Kansas City Royals' player Chili Davis is 75th to hit 300 homeruns.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: What's Wrong With the FBI? -- Apr. 28, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9584
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.376

Books

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

Pretend You Don'T See Her

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Pretend You Don't See Her is the story of Lacey Farrell, a rising star on Manhattan's high-powered real estate scene. Lacey becomes the witness to a murder and hears the dying words of the victim, a woman who is convinced ...

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The Ranch

By: Danielle Steel

In her 39th best-selling novel, Danielle Steel brings to life the story of three women, old roommates from college, who come together after twenty years, one summer at The Ranch.They

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The Partner

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

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The Rapture of Canaan

By: Sheri Reynolds

At the Church of Fire and Brimstone and Gods Almighty Baptizing Wind, Grandpa Herman makes the rules for everyone, and everyone obeys, or else. Try as she might, Ninah hasn't succeeded in resisting temptation her prayer partner, James and finds ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dead or Alive

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Tecmo

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DarkEden

DarkEden

Platform: Windows 98/ME/2K/XP

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: SOFTON Entertainment

Backyard Sports

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Sports

Publisher: GT Interactive

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Ceremony of Innocence

Ceremony of Innocence

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Real World Multimedia

The Bombing Islands

Platform: Sony PlayStation, Nintendo 64, PlayStation Network

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Kemco

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