Wednesday 15 October 1997
It was Wednesday, 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 15 October 1997 ?
- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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- Cleveland Indians beat Baltimore Orioles 4 games to 2 in ALCS
- Former rep Dan Rostenkowski released from custody for mail fraud
- New York jury awards boxer Mitch Green $45,000 in civil lawsuit against Mike Tyson, for street brawl in 1988
- US launches nuclear powered Cassini to Saturn
- NASA launches the Cassini-Huygens probe to Saturn.
- Andy Green sets the first supersonic land speed record for the ThrustSSC team, led by Richard Noble of the United Kingdom. ThrustSSC goes through the flying mile course at Black Rock Desert, Nevada at an average speed of 1,227.985 km/h (763.035 mph).
- The Cassini probe launches from Cape Canaveral on its way 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
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Mariah Carey - Honey
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Allure - All Cried Out
- Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life
- Jewel - Foolish Games
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