Thursday 2 October 1997
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joseph Baena and Hana Sugisaki.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to 4 Seasons Of Loneliness by Boyz II Men.
In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits.
Boogie Nights, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Diana: Her True Story by Andrew Morton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fóstbræður.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doom 64 or Fallout.
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Which were the important events of 2 October 1997 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Joseph Baena: American child of noted parent, his father is Arnold Schwarzenegger and his mother is Mildred Baena, who was housekeeper to the Shriver-Schwarzenegger household.
- Hana Sugisaki: Japanese actress.
- One million men gather for Promise Keepers' ampquotStand in the Gapampquot event in Washington, DC.
- Loomis Fargo Bank Robbery: The second largest cash robbery in U.S. history ($17.3 million, mostly in small bills) occurs at the Charlotte, North Carolina office of Wells Fargo. An FBI investigation eventually results in 24 convictions and the recovery of approximately 95% of the stolen cash.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Boyz II Men - 4 Seasons Of Loneliness
- Mariah Carey - Honey
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Mo Money, Mo Problems
- Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life
- The Spice Girls - 2 Become 1
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
- Jewel - Foolish Games
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