Thursday 30 October 1997
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Riley Lynch .
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 Extreme-G or Hanagumi Taisen Columns.
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Which were the important events of 30 October 1997 ?
- St. Macarius
- Also see October 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Zenobius & Zenobia
- St. Theonestus
- St. Talacrian
- St. Serapion
- USA - Mischief Night in some areas (known as Devil's Night in Detroit)
- St. Saturninus
- St. Marcel
- Bl. John Slade
- St. Herbert
- St. Dorothy of Montau
- St. Artemas
- St. Arilda
- St. Alfonso Rodrfguez
- Calendar of Saints - October 30th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Bl. Angelus of Acri
- St. Maximus
- Cherry Orchard, opens at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
- Shirley Allen, 51, held Illinois police off for 39 days captured
- In Newton, Massachusetts, British au pair Louise Woodward is found guilty of the baby-shaking death of 8-month-old Matthew Eappen.
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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