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Wednesday 30 April 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ian Thomas and Michael Sutthakorn. 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 Gift Of Peace by Joseph Cardinal Bernardin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Loriot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beast Wars: Transformers or Blood.
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 ?

Brass Eye

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

Country: United States

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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Bingo & Molly

Written by: Tom Broadbridge, Alice Donenfeld, Robin Goodrow, Parker Page

Starring: Robin Goodrow, Frank Italiano, Larissa Matheson, Rachel More

Country: United States

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Pop-Up Video

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 30 April 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
  • LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
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Facts:
  • London Assurance, opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • 42 million watch Ellen admit she is gay
  • Atlanta Braves win record 19 games in April
  • Big Ben stops at 12:11pm for 54 minutes
  • Tino Martinez hits record 34 RBIs in April

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Sport Games on 30 April 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Washington Bullets : 96 - 95
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Portland Trail Blazers : 90 - 98
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Beauvais - St Brieuc : 1 - 0
  • Gueugnon - Le Mans : 3 - 1
  • Laval - Louhans-Cuis. : 0 - 0
  • Lorient - Mulhouse : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 30 April 1997
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Guingamp : 1 - 0
  • Bastia - Le Havre : 1 - 2
  • Bordeaux - Lens : 2 - 1
  • Lille - Paris SG : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 30 April 1997
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol City - Chesterfield : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 30 April 1997

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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 ?

The Gift Of Peace

By: Joseph Cardinal Bernardin

Joseph Cardinal Bernardin's gentle leadership throughout his life of ministerial service had made him an internationally beloved figure, but the words he left behind about his final journey would change the

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Angela'S Ashes

By: Frank McCourt

Perhaps it is story that accounts for Frank's survival. Wearing rags for diapers, begging a pig's head for Christmas dinner and gathering coal from the roadside to light a fire, Frank

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Affair

By: Amanda Quick

Charlotte Arkendale knew all there was to know about men. After all, she'd made a career out of steering marriage-minded women away from untrustworthy members of the opposite sex.Yet

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Small Vices

By: Robert B. Parker

Ellis Alves is no angel. But his lawyer says he was framed for the murder of college student Melissa Henderson...and asks Spenser for help.From

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armored Core

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, third-person shooter, mecha simulation

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

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Dark Colony

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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TOCA Touring Car Championship

Platform: PlayStation Game Boy Color Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters, 3DO (USA), Upstar (Japan), THQ (Game Boy Color)

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Beast Wars: Transformers

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS and Sony PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive Takara

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Blood

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software Atari, Inc. (digital)

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