Tuesday 21 October 1997
It was Tuesday, 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.
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.
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Which were the important events of 21 October 1997 ?
- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
- Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
- Diwali in India (2006)
- Dolph Camilli: Brooklyn Dodger / MVP (1941), dies at 90.
- Cleveland Marquis Grissom hit in his 15th straight World Series game (streak ends at 15, he is 2nd to Hank Baur with 17)
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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