Thursday 2 October 1997
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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.
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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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