Explore

Thursday 20 November 1997

1997-11-20

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Alien: Resurrection, directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Or have a look at the whole 1997.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 20 November 1997 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Alien: Resurrection

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, Dominique Pinon

Country: United States

More info

The Jackal

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier

Country: United States

More info

Anastasia

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd

Country: United States

More info

Starship Troopers

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer

Country: United States

More info

Different from the Others

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Leo Connard, Ilse von Tasso-Lind

Country: United States

More info

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

I'm Alan Partridge

Starring: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Country: United Kingdom

More info

The Atheist Experience

Starring: Matt Dillahunty, Tracie Harris

Country: United States

Science Court

Starring: Jennifer Harrison, H. Jon Benjamin, Bill Braudis, Micaela Hebert

Country: United States

The New Batman Adventures

Written by: Bob Kane

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States

Between Brothers

Written by: Barry O'Brien, Cheryl Alu

Starring: Kadeem Hardison, Dondre Whitfield, Kelly Perine, Rachael Crawford

Country: United States

Find out your future

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 20 November 1997!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 November 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
  • Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
  • United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
  • UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 20 November
Famous Deaths:
  • Gary Burris: Murderer (Kenneth Chambers), executed in Indiana.
  • Dick Littlefield: American baseball player (Born 1926).
  • Robert Palmer: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Power Station) (d. 2003).
Facts:
  • Ivanov, opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 51 performances
  • Flyers Eric Lindros tries to bite San Jose defenseman Marty McSorley
  • Last original Florida Marlin, Jeff Conine, traded to Kansas City Royals
  • New York Islanders lose, beginning a 10 game losing streak

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee

Click here to Subscribe

Make this date unforgettable

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 20 November 1997 to enjoy the time of your life

See our collection

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1997?

  • Time: on Debunking John F. Kennedy, from Woodfin Camp.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9613
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.405

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Ellen Foster

By: Kaye Gibbons

Winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters' Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation's Citation for Fiction. An eleven-year-old heroine tells her unforgettable story with honesty, perceptivity, humor, and unselfconscious heroism.

More info

A Virtuous Woman

By: Kaye Gibbons

When Blinking Jack Stokes met Ruby Pitt Woodrow, she was twenty and he was forty. She was the carefully raised daughter of Carolina gentry and he was a skinny tenant farmer who had never owned anything in his life.

More info

A Lesson Before Dying

By: Ernest J. Gaines

A Lesson Before Dying, is set in a small Cajun community in the late 1940s. Jefferson, a young black man, is an unwitting party to a liquor store shoot out in which three men are killed; the only survivor, he ...

More info

Airframe

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop.”—People

More info

Remember when

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ace Combat 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Namco

More info

Armored Core: Project Phantasma

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Agetec; NA Agetec (then ASCII Entertainment)

More info

Elemental Gearbolt

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

More info

Gran Turismo

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing game Sim racing[4]

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

More info

Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Space simulation

Publisher: LucasArts

More info

Tell the world why 20 November 1997 is such a special date for you!