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Tuesday 30 September 1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Drew Dirksen and Max Verstappen. In that special week of September people in US were listening to 4 Seasons Of Loneliness by Boyz II Men. In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits. Funny Games, directed by Michael Haneke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fóstbræður. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Balls of Steel or Big Thinkers!.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mhe, Arno Frisch

Country: United States

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Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law

Country: United States

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The Ice Storm

Directed by: Ang Lee

Starring: Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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The Game

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn

Country: United States

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Event Horizon

Directed by: Paul Anderson

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan

Country: United States

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


Starring: Jón Gnarr

Country: Iceland

The New Batman Adventures

Written by: Bob Kane

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States

Science Court

Starring: Jennifer Harrison, H. Jon Benjamin, Bill Braudis, Micaela Hebert

Country: United States

Between Brothers

Written by: Barry O'Brien, Cheryl Alu

Starring: Kadeem Hardison, Dondre Whitfield, Kelly Perine, Rachael Crawford

Country: United States

Austin Stories

Written by: James Jones

Starring: Laura House, Howard Kremer, Brad 'Chip' Pope, Andy Brown

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 September 1997 ?

  • Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Agricultural Reform (Nationalization) Day
  • September 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Translation Day
  • Botswana - Independence Day (1966)
  • RC Saints - Saint Jerome
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  • Hooters agrees to pay $2 million in discrimination suits

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: How Mood Drugs Work...And Fail -- Sep. 29, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9606
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.398


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

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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The Angel Of Darkness

By: Caleb Carr

In one of the most critically acclaimed novels of the year, Caleb Carr-- bestselling author of The Alienist--pits Dr. Laszlo Kreizler and his colleagues against a murderer as evil as the

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If This World Were Mine

By: E. Lynn Harris

A close circle of friends. A sexy stranger. How strong are the bonds of friendship?With a nine-week stay on the New York Times bestseller list, E.

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Into Thin Air

By: Jon Krakauer

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Balls of Steel

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: 3D Realms

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CART World Series

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: SCEA

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Chopper Attack

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

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Big Thinkers!

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Steam

Genre: Adventure, Edutainment

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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Grant, Lee, Sherman: Civil War Generals 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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