Sunday 12 October 1997
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October 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.
Bean, directed by Mel Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The Royals by Kitty Kelle was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1997 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
Famous Birthdays:12 October
- John Denver: American folk singer, recording artist, club performer and actor.
- David Duval wins Michelob Championship at Kingsmill Golf Club
- Juli Inkster wins LPGA Samsung World Championship
- Transamerica Senior Golf
- Andy Green sets the first supersonic land speed record for the ThrustSSC team, led by Richard Noble of the UK. ThrustSSC goes through the flying mile course at Black Rock Desert, Nevada at an average speed of 1,227.985nbspkm/h (763.035nbspmph).
- NASA launches the Cassini–Huygens probe to Saturn.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
- Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
- Boyz II Men - 4 Seasons Of Loneliness
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- Mariah Carey - Honey
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Mo Money, Mo Problems
- Jewel - Foolish Games
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