Sunday 9 November 1997
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John.
In UK Barbie Girl by Aqua was in the top 5 hits.
The Jackal, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 November 1997 ?
- Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
- Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
- Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
- Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
- Europe - Inventor's Day - in honor of Hedy Lamarr's birthday
- United States - World Freedom Day, to commenerate the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989
- Helenio Herrera: An Argentine, naturalized French, football player and manager.
- Cherry Orchard, closes at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
- Scarlet Pimpernel, opens at Minskoff Theater, New York City
- Energizer Senior Golf Tour Championship
- Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup
- Toray Japan Queens Cup
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
- Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
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