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Thursday 23 October 1997

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jordan Hanna and Zach Callison. 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 Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok or A Fork in the Tale.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1997 or at October 23 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Bean

Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills

Country: United States

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I Know What You Did Last Summer

Directed by: Jim Gillespie

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

Country: United States

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The Devil's Advocate

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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Boogie Nights

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds

Country: United States

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Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mhe, Arno Frisch

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Austin Stories

Written by: James Jones

Starring: Laura House, Howard Kremer, Brad 'Chip' Pope, Andy Brown

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Triumph of Love, opens at Royale Theater, New York City
  • At 6:11 AM San Francisco experiences a black out
  • Dow Jones drops 186.88 pts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hillary Rodham Clinton -- Oct. 20, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9609
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.401

Books

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

The Royals

By: Kitty Kelle

Updated account of the British Royal family. (H, Grand Central Publishing)

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Diana: Her True Story

By: Andrew Morton

The sensational biography of Princess Diana, written with her cooperation and now featuring exclusive new material to commemorate the 20th anniversary of her death.When Diana: Her True Story was first published in 1992, it forever changed the way the public ...

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A Lesson Before Dying

By: Ernest J. Gaines

From the author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.

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Flood Tide

By: Clive Cussler

The #1 New York Times bestseller! An underwater graveyard in the Pacific Northwest... A mysterious seaport in the bayous of Louisiana... A diabolical plot to destroy America! Unknown waters, 1948.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AeroGauge

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ASCII Entertainment

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Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok

Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok

Platform: Mac OS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Fox Interactive

Cookie and Bibi 3

Cookie and Bibi 3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Semicom

A Fork in the Tale

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Any River Entertainment (CD)

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V-Rally

Platform: PlayStation, Windows, Game Boy, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames Electronic Arts Spike Ocean Software Atari

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