Monday 27 October 1997
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eden Taylor-Draper .
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.
Different from the Others, directed by Richard Oswald, 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 I'm Alan Partridge.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arkanoid: Doh It Again or Einhänder.
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Which were the important events of 27 October 1997 ?
- St. Namatius
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
- Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- St. Desiderius
- R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
- St. Vincent, Sabina, & Christeta
- St. Capitolina
- St. Odhran
- St. Elesbaan
- St. Florentius
- St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia.
- St. Gaudiosus
- St. Abban of Murnevin
- Eden Taylor-Draper: Soap Opera Actress.
- Dow Jones crashes record 554 pts to 7161
- Intel Corp buys Digital Equipment for $700 million
- Microsoft argues it should be free from government interference
- US releases a redesigned $50 bill
- October 27, 1997 mini-crash: Stock markets around the world crash because of fears of a global economic meltdown. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummets 554.26 points to 7,161.15.
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
- Somethin' For The People - My Love Is The Shhh!
- Jewel - Foolish Games
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Mariah Carey - Honey
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