Monday 17 November 1997
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kim Yu-gyeom .
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 Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Podge and Rodge. A Scare at Bedtime.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Betrayal in Antara or Chameleon Twist.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 November 1997 ?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Mario Lemieux enters NHL Hall of Fame
- In Luxor, Egypt, 62 people are killed by 6 Islamic militants outside the Temple of Hatshepsut, known as Luxor massacre (The police then kill the assailants).
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
- Allure - All Cried Out
- LSG - My Body
- Somethin' For The People - My Love Is The Shhh!
- Boyz II Men - 4 Seasons Of Loneliness
- Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
- Aaliyah - The One I Gave My Heart To
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