Sunday 2 November 1997
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dylan Dauzat .
In that special week of November 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 Diana: Her True Story, In Her Own Words by Andrew Morton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching I'm Alan Partridge.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Manager: Season 97/98 or The Day the World Broke.
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Which were the important events of 2 November 1997 ?
- Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
- Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
- USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
- Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
- Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
- Typhoon Linda kills at least 208 in southern Vietnam
- USA beats Japan 23-13 at LPGA Nichirei International
- Barrymore, closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 240 performances
- 27th NYC Women Marathon won by Franziska Rochat-Moser of Switzerland 2:28:43
- 28th NYC Marathon won by John Kagwe of Kenya in 2:08:12
- Ralphs Senior Golf Classic
- Toray Japan Queens LPGA Cup
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
- Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Boyz II Men - 4 Seasons Of Loneliness
- Allure - All Cried Out
- Somethin' For The People - My Love Is The Shhh!
- Jewel - Foolish Games
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Mariah Carey - Honey
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