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Saturday 31 May 1997

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Inês Murta and Milka-Emilia Pasanen. In that special week of May people in US were listening to MMMbop by Hanson. In UK Lovefool by The Cardigans was in the top 5 hits. Con Air, directed by Simon West, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Mason & Dixon by Thomas Pynchon was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ceremony of Innocence or F-22: Air Dominance Fighter.
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TV Series

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

Loriot

Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Evelyn Hamann, Heinz Meier, Heiner Schmidt

Country: Germany

Herman Enciclopédia

Starring: Herman José

Country: Portugal

Varan-TV

Starring: Anders Andersson

Country: Sweden

Zoo TV: The Television Series

Starring: Lisa Shock

Country: United States

Corpus Christi

Starring: Christian Amphoux, Moshe Bar-Asher, Anath Benais, Marie-Emilie Boismard

Country: France

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Movies

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

Con Air

Directed by: Simon West

Starring: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich

Country: United States

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The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite

Country: United States

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The Fifth Element

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 May 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Once Upon a Matress, closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 187 performances
  • Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraqi military escorts on board an UNSCOM helicopter try to physically prevent the UNSCOM pilot from flying the helicopter in the direction of its planned destination, threatening the safety of the aircraft and their crews.
  • Hugo Banzer wins the Presidential elections in Bolivia.

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Sport Games on 31 May 1997

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - FC Koln : 2 - 1
  • Dusseldorf - Hamburg : 1 - 1
  • Freiburg - Karlsruhe : 1 - 1
  • Hansa Rostock - Schalke 04 : 0 - 1
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Betis - Sp Gijon : 0 - 1
  • Vallecano - Valencia : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 31 May 1997
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid B - Real Madrid B : 3 - 0
  • Barcelona B - Alaves : 2 - 3
  • Las Palmas - Lleida : 1 - 1
  • Osasuna - Levante : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 31 May 1997
Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Nijmegen - Graafschap : 2 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.381
  • Time: Digital illustration by Arthur Hochstein. Iced tea copyright FOODPIX.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9588

Books

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

Mason & Dixon

By: Thomas Pynchon

Charles Mason (1728-1786) and Jeremiah Dixon (1733-1779) were the British surveyors best remembered for running the boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland that we know today as the Mason-Dixon Line.

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Just As I Am

By: Billy Graham

autobiography of Billy Graham

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The Gospel According To The Son

By: Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer fused fact and fiction to create indelible portraits of such figures as Marilyn Monroe, Gary Gilmore, and Lee Harvey Oswald.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Earth 2140

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: EU TopWare Interactive; NA Interplay Entertainment

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Ceremony of Innocence

Ceremony of Innocence

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Real World Multimedia

F-22: Air Dominance Fighter

F-22: Air Dominance Fighter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Infogrames

F1 Racing Simulation

Platform: PC

Genre: Sport, Sim Racing

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Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Space simulation

Publisher: LucasArts

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