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Science fiction film "The Fifth Element" written and directed by Luc Besson, starring Bruce Willis and Milla Jovovich is released. Then the most expensive European film ever made.
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About May 7, 1997
Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No
Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus
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