It was Monday, 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.
The Devil's Advocate, directed by Taylor Hackford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The Royals by Kitty Kelle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in October 1997 ?
- The Devil's Advocate
directed by Taylor Hackford
starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron
- I Know What You Did Last Summer
directed by Jim Gillespie
starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche
directed by Mel Smith
starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills
- Boogie Nights
directed by Paul Thomas Anderson
starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds
directed by Andrew Niccol
starring: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law
Which were the important events of Monday, 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
- 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 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Hillary Rodham Clinton -- Oct. 20, 1997
Playboy Magazine cover
Entertainment Weekly: no.401
The Royals - Kitty Kelle
Diana: Her True Story - Andrew Morton
A Lesson Before Dying - Ernest J. Gaines
Flood Tide - Clive Cussler
Canon EOS-1N RS Camera Short-Tailed Albatross (1997)
Dacor Epicure ERSD48 Dual-fuel Range (1997)
Jimmy Page Roland VG-8 Guitar System (1997)
Tell the world why Monday, 20 October 1997 is such a special date for you!