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Friday 29 August 1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Keaton Milburn . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Mo Money, Mo Problems by The Notorious B.I.G.. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Incredible Story Studio. If you liked videogames you were probably playing BS Fire Emblem: Archanea Senki or Test Drive Off-Road.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Event Horizon

Directed by: Paul Anderson

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan

Country: United States

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Cop Land

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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Good Burger

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Starring: Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, Sinbad

Country: United States

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Air Force One

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

Country: United States

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Operation Condor

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Eva Cobo

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Incredible Story Studio

Written by: Robert de Lint, Virginia Thompson

Starring: Sabryn Rock, Laura Solilo, Greg Ochitwa, Ken Spencer

Country: Canada

Electric Playground

Starring: Victor Lucas, Jose Sanchez, Shaun Hatton, Briana McIvor

Country: Canada

The Adventures of Lano & Woodley

Written by: Colin Lane, Frank Woodley

Starring: Colin Lane, Frank Woodley

Country: Australia

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South Park

Written by: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden

Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, April Stewart

Country: United States

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Rummel & Rabalder

Starring: Ivan Mathias Petersson

Country: Sweden

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1997 ?

  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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  • At least 98 villagers are killed by the Armed Islamic Group of Algeria GIA in the Rais massacre, Algeria.

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Sport Games on 29 August 1997

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 3
  • Hertha - Hamburg : 0 - 2
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Mainz - Zwickau : 2 - 2
  • Uerdingen - Cottbus : 2 - 1
  • Unterhaching - Wattenscheid : 0 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - St Etienne : 0 - 0
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Guingamp - Marseille : 1 - 1
  • Monaco - Metz : 1 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Death of Privacy -- Aug. 25, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9601
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.393394


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

The Man Who Listens To Horses

By: Monty Roberts

Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

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The Gift Of Fear

By: Gavin de Becker

True fear is a gift. Unwarranted fear is a curse. Learn how to tell the difference.A date won't take "no" for an answer.

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Special Delivery

By: Danielle Steel

In a novel that explores the fun and challenge, and occasional absurdity, of new beginnings, Danielle Steel tells the story of two people who find love where and when they least expect it.At

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brunswick World: Tournament of Champions

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Black Pearl

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BS Fire Emblem: Archanea Senki

BS Fire Emblem: Archanea Senki

Platform: Satellaview

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Nintendo

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: 3D fighting

Publisher: LucasArts

Test Drive Off-Road

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Accolade; EU Eidos Interactive; JP Coconuts Japan

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Atomic Bomberman

Platform: Windows

Genre: Arcade game, Maze

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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