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Friday 31 October 1997, Halloween

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sydney Park and SelfieC . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Starship Troopers, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Airframe by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I'm Alan Partridge. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armored Core: Project Phantasma or Dilbert's Desktop Games.
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 ?

I'm Alan Partridge

Starring: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Atheist Experience

Starring: Matt Dillahunty, Tracie Harris

Country: United States

Fóstbræður

Starring: Jón Gnarr

Country: Iceland

Science Court

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

Country: United States

The New Batman Adventures

Written by: Bob Kane

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

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Starship Troopers

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer

Country: United States

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Different from the Others

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Leo Connard, Ilse von Tasso-Lind

Country: United States

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The Devil's Advocate

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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Bean

Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills

Country: United States

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I Know What You Did Last Summer

Directed by: Jim Gillespie

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 October 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
  • October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 19-year-old British au pair Louise Woodward, convicted by a Cambridge, Massachusetts, jury of second-degree murder the day before, is sentenced to life in prison.

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Sport Games on 31 October 1997

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Orlando Magic : 105 - 99
  • Chicago Bulls - Boston Celtics : 85 - 92
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Houston Rockets : 86 - 94
  • Dallas Mavericks - Vancouver Grizzlies : 90 - 88
See all Basketball game results of 31 October 1997
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 2
  • Duisburg - M'gladbach : 4 - 5
  • Leverkusen - Wolfsburg : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 31 October 1997
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - Greuther Furth : 0 - 1
  • Ein Frankfurt - Unterhaching : 1 - 1
  • Nurnberg - Zwickau : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 31 October 1997
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Beauvais - Sochaux : 1 - 1
  • Caen - Red Star 93 : 1 - 1
  • Laval - Nimes : 2 - 1
  • Louhans-Cuis. - St Etienne : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 31 October 1997

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.403
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11183
  • Time: Painted sculpture of child with body in shape of letter A in front of schoolhouse; Inset: Chinese l

Books

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

Airframe

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop.”—People

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Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... And It's All Small Stuff

By: Richard Carlson

This groundbreaking inspirational guide--a classic in the self-help genre--shows you how to put challenges in perspective, reduce stress and anxiety through small daily changes, and find the path to achieving your goals.

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Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to ...

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Underworld

By: Don DeLillo

A finalist for the National Book Award, Don DeLillo’s most powerful and riveting novel—“a great American novel, a masterpiece, a thrilling page-turner” (San Francisco Chronicle)—Underworld is about the second half of

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armored Core: Project Phantasma

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Agetec; NA Agetec (then ASCII Entertainment)

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Dark Angel

Platform: PC

Genre: 2D Platform game (run-and-gun), action-adventure

Publisher: Vicarious Visions

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Darklight Conflict

Platform: DOS, PlayStation, Saturn, Windows

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Dilbert's Desktop Games

Platform: Windows 95 up to ME

Genre: Puzzle, Action

Publisher: DreamWorks Interactive

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F-22: Air Dominance Fighter

F-22: Air Dominance Fighter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Infogrames


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