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Wednesday 29 October 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Akoye Castle . 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 Underworld by Don DeLillo was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I'm Alan Partridge. If you liked videogames you were probably playing F1 Pole Position 64 Human Grand Prix: The New Generation or Final Furlong.
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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

Fóstbræður

Starring: Jón Gnarr

Country: Iceland

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

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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The Devil's Advocate

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
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Sport Games on 29 October 1997

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Man City - Crewe : 1 - 0
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Millwall - Bristol City : 0 - 2
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Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Feyenoord - For Sittard : 1 - 3
  • Nijmegen - Graafschap : 0 - 4
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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11183
  • Time: Painted sculpture of child with body in shape of letter A in front of schoolhouse; Inset: Chinese l
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9610

Books

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

Underworld

By: Don DeLillo

A finalist for the National Book Award, Don DeLillo’s most powerful and riveting novel—“a great American novel, a masterpiece, a thrilling page-turner” (San Francisco Chronicle)—Underworld is about the second half of

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The Royals

By: Kitty Kelley

Kitty Kelly's exposes of Oprah Winfrey, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Reagan, and Jackie Onassis have made her the world's most successful biographer.

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The Matarese Countdown

By: Robert Ludlum

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “First-rate suspense.”—People Twenty years ago, top agents from the CIA and KGB banded together to bring down the Matarese Circle, an international cabal of

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dōsei

Platform: Windows

Genre: Eroge, Social simulation game

Publisher: Nexton

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F1 Pole Position 64 Human Grand Prix: The New Generation

F1 Pole Position 64 Human Grand Prix: The New Generation

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Ubisoft

Dilbert's Desktop Games

Platform: Windows 95 up to ME

Genre: Puzzle, Action

Publisher: DreamWorks Interactive

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Final Furlong

Final Furlong

Platform: Namco System 23

Genre: Horse Racing

Turok

Platform: Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment (1997-2002) Touchstone Games (2008)

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