Friday 24 October 1997
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Griffin Arnlund and Claudia Fragapane.
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 Bomberman 64 or F-22: Air Dominance Fighter.
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Griffin Arnlund: Instagram Star.
- Claudia Fragapane: Gymnast.
- Kendall Sanders: TV Actor.
- Alicia Gordillo: YouTube Star.
- Raúl Sarmiento: Peruvian mathematician.
- Don Messick: Cartoon voice (Astro-Jetsons, Bamm Bamm), dies at 62.
- Marv Albert sentenced in assault case
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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