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Sunday 31 August 1997

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 Laws of Our Fathers by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Incredible Story Studio. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bravo Air Race or Chopper Attack.
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 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

Movies

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Gin Game, closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 144 performances
  • Last episode of Rolanda airs
  • Pittsburgh Senior Golf Classic
  • Scott Hoch wins Greater Milwaukee Golf Open with a 268

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The Death of Princess Diana - August 31, 1997


From a very young age, little girls are told stories of princesses living a life of drag, only to be discovered by a prince. All their problems melt away and they are whisked off by a handsome man to go live in a luxurious castle. So in 1981 when the beautiful and young Diana Spencer married Charles, the Prince of Wales, we all strapped ourselves in for another fairy tale.

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Sport Games on 31 August 1997

NFL
American Football
  • Arizona Cardinals - Cincinnati Bengals : 21 - 24
  • Atlanta Falcons - Detroit Lions : 17 - 28
  • Dallas Cowboys - Pittsburgh Steelers : 37 - 7
  • Indianapolis Colts - Miami Dolphins : 10 - 16
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Bologna : 4 - 2
  • Bari - Parma : 0 - 2
  • Empoli - Roma : 1 - 3
  • Inter - Brescia : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 31 August 1997
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Lierse : 1 - 3
  • Club Brugge - Beveren : 3 - 1
  • Germinal - Standard : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of 31 August 1997
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Karlsruhe - Duisburg : 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

Books

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

The Laws of Our Fathers

By: Scott Turow

In Kindle County, a woman is killed in an apparent random drive-by shooting. The woman turns out to be the ex-wife of a prominent state senator and an old acquaintance of Judge Sonia Klonsky, on whose desk the case lands.

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Brain Droppings

By: George Carlin

With hundreds of sold-out concert dates each year, over 20 albums, two Grammys, two Cable ACE awards, and more HBO specials that anyone else, George Carlin is more popular than ever.

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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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Even The Stars Look Lonesome

By: Maya Angelou

I have written of the black American experience, which I know intimately. I am always talking about the human condition in general and about society in particular.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bravo Air Race

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

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Chopper Attack

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

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Final Fantasy Tactics

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Square; NA Sony Computer Entertainment

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Ghost in the Shell

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA THQ; EU Sony Computer Entertainment

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The Granstream Saga

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA THQ; EU SCEE

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