Tuesday 28 October 1997
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sierra McCormick and Jumbo .
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.
Starship Troopers, directed by Paul Verhoeven, 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 The Feeble Files or G-Nome.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 October 1997 ?
- St. Anastasia II
- St. Remigius
- Greece - Oxi (No) Day
- Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
- Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Salvius
- St. Abraham
- R.C. Saints - October 28th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Jude (a.k.a Saint Thaddaeus or "of James")
- St. Eadsin
- St. Simon the Zealot (erroneously a.k.a. "the Canaanite")
- St. John Dat
- St. Anglinus
- St. Ferrutius
- St. Fidelis of Como
- Saint Godwin
- St. Honoratus of Vercelli
- Sierra McCormick: TV Actress.
- Jumbo : YouTube Star.
- Joy-Anna Duggar: Reality Star.
- Eden Taylor-Draper: English actress.
- NBA announces hiring of Dee Kantner and Violet Palmer as 1st women to officiate a major-league all-male sports league
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains a record 337.17 to 7,498.32. One billion shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange for the first time ever.
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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