Sunday 19 October 1997
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peete Twins and Federico Russo.
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.
On TV people were watching The Atheist Experience.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dual Heroes or X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse.
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Which were the important events of 19 October 1997 ?
- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
- Roman festivals - Armilustrium in honor of Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Tomate (Tomato) Day, twenty-eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:19 October
- Glen Buxton: American musician who was a guitarist for the Alice Cooper band.
- Annie, closes at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
- 700th World Series home run (Sandy Alomar, Cleveland Indians)
- David Duval wins Walt Disney World / Oldsmobile Golf Classic
- Hyatt Regency Maui Kaanapali Senior Golf Classic
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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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