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Thursday 31 July 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 31, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Cat Harmon and Andres Zurita. In that special week of July people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. The Peacekeeper, directed by Frédéric Forestier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Special Delivery by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ghar Jamai. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darkstalkers 3 or Gunple: Gunman’s Proof.
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What the sky looked like on 31 July 1997

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

The Peacekeeper

Directed by: Frédéric Forestier

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, Michael Sarrazin, Montel Williams, Roy Scheider

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Directed by: Kenneth Johnson

Starring: Shaquille O'Neal, Annabeth Gish, Judd Nelson, Richard Roundtree

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Cop Land

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro

Country: United States

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Directed by: Steve Wang

Starring: Mark Dacascos, Kadeem Hardison, John Pyper-Ferguson, Brittany Murphy

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Conspiracy Theory

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts, Patrick Stewart, Cylk Cozart

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Ghar Jamai

Directed by: Arun Bhatt

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Tiger Bay

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

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Happy Camp

Directed by: Josh Anthony

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Riding the Tiger

Directed by: John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

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Born to Run

Directed by: Phil Coles

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 July 1997 ?

  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 31, 1997 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1997 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
  2. The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase - Mo Money Mo Problems
  3. Mary J. Blige - I Can Love You/Love Is All We Need
  4. Changing Faces - G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.
  5. Not Tonight - Lil' Kim Feat. Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy Elliott & Angie Mar
  6. Someone - SWV (Featuring Puff Daddy)
  7. I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face) - Rome
  8. En Vogue - Whatever
  9. Dru Hill - Never Make A Promise
  10. Magoo And Timbaland - Up Jumps Da Boogie
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Gloria Estefan - No Pretendo
  2. Por Debajo De La Mesa - Luis Miguel
  3. El Tucanazo - Los Tucanes de Tijuana
  4. El Mojado Acaudalado - Los Tigres del Norte
  5. Miente - Enrique Iglesias
  6. Te Sigo Amando - Juan Gabriel
  7. La Mafia - Enamorada
  8. Mi Ultimo Adios - Marco Antonio Solis
  9. Tu Y Yo - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  10. Jordi - Desesperadamente Enamorado


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

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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Fatal Terrain

By: Dale Brown

The bestselling author of Dale Brown’s Dreamland and Warrior Class, Dale Brown thrills readers with his chillingly realistic descriptions of high-tech warfare.

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Fat Tuesday

By: Sandra Brown

A police officer is furious that his partner's murderer was acquitted. In a desperate act of revenge, he kidnaps the defense attorney's wife. Who will find redemption in this story of corruption and passion?

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The Notebook

By: Nicholas Sparks

Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Atomic Bomberman

Platform: Windows

Genre: Arcade game, Maze

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Front Mission 2

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Squaresoft

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Darkstalkers 3

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

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Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Action-adventure w/ shooting elements

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

Doraemon 2: SOS! Otogi no Kuni

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: Epoch Co.

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Space Jam

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS release; part of the Warner Bros. Family Entertainment Collection

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Studio: Dimension

Format: VHS release

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The Right Stuff

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD release

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Herbie Goes Bananas

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The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS and Laserdisc release

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