Wednesday 12 November 1997
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Leighton Flores and Aryan Khan.
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.
On TV people were watching I'm Alan Partridge.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Earth or G-Darius.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Leighton Flores: Philipino Martial Arts Champion.
- Aryan Khan: Family Member.
- Maya Haider: Vine Star.
- William Matthews: American poet and teacher.
- Dick Vitale signs with ESPN through year 2004
- Pedro Martinez wins NL Cy Young Award
- Ramzi Yousef is found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
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!
- Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
- LSG - My Body
- Aaliyah - The One I Gave My Heart To
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