Monday 20 October 1997
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ronnie Banks and John Bell.
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 Ark of Time or Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders.
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Which were the important events of 20 October 1997 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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- Richard Gnida, Limo driver in Detroit Red Wings crash, pleads guilty
- US accuses Microsoft of violating pact forcing IE browser on computers
- The U.S. Justice Department asks a federal court to hold Microsoft in contempt of court because it may be forcing PC makers to distribute Internet Explorer as a condition of selling Windows 95. Microsoft is formally charged with violating the terms of the 1995 Final Judgement. The federal court is asked to impose on Microsoft a US$1 million per day fine until the company stops tying the browser with Windows.
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
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Boyz II Men - 4 Seasons Of Loneliness
- Allure - All Cried Out
- Mariah Carey - Honey
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Jewel - Foolish Games
- Somethin' For The People - My Love Is The Shhh!
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