Wednesday 22 October 1997
It was Wednesday, 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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Famous Birthdays:22 October
- Leonid Amalrik: Russian animator and director (d. 1997).
- 2nd longest 9 inning World Series game (4:12) as Marlins and Indians were tied 7-7 going into the 9th, Mariners win 14-11
- Cleveland Marquis Grissom World Series hitting streak ends after 15 games
- Compaq testifies Microsoft threaten to break Windows 95 agreement if they showcased a Netscape icon
- Larry Flynt sells Hustler in a non-zoned area of Cincinnati
- New York Ranger Wayne Gretsky wife Janet is knocked unconscious and gets 2 stitches while watching the game as a plexiglass falls on her
- Yahoo completes purchase of Four11
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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
- 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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