Wednesday October 01, 1997

US date format: 10/1/1997, UK date format: 1/10/1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 1, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Sam Verlinden and Martin Kendal. In that special week of October people in US were listening to 4 Seasons Of Loneliness by Boyz II Men. In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits. The Devil's Advocate, directed by Taylor Hackford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Babyhood by Paul Reiser was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vampire Princess Miyu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brunswick World: Tournament of Champions or Excalibur 2555 AD.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Events

  • Carolina Hurricanes 1st game vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
  • Spice Hot premieres on cable
  • Luke Woodham walks into Pearl High School in Pearl, Mississippi and opens fire, killing two girls, after killing his mother earlier that morning.

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Movies

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The Devil's Advocate

The Devil's Advocate

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron, Jeffrey Jones

Country: United States of America

The Swindle

The Swindle

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Michel Serrault, François Cluzet, Jean-François Balmer

I Know What You Did Last Summer

I Know What You Did Last Summer

Directed by: Jim Gillespie

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

Country: United States of America

Best Men

Best Men

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Starring: Dean Cain, Andy Dick, Sean Patrick Flanery, Mitchell Whitfield

Playing God

Playing God

Directed by: Andy Wilson

Starring: David Duchovny, Timothy Hutton, Angelina Jolie, Michael Massee

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Music charts

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Sport Games on October 01, 1997

Sport Games on October 01, 1997


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Football (Greece)
  • Paniliakos - Panahaiki : 2 - 0
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TV Series

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Vampire Princess Miyu

Vampire Princess Miyu

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

Tiger Bay

Tiger Bay

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Fóstbræður

Fóstbræður

Starring: Jón Gnarr

Country: Iceland

Pandillas guerra y paz

Pandillas guerra y paz

Days to next October 01

If October 01, 1997 is your birthday you're 22 years, 11 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

Cold Mountain

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In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to …

Special Delivery by Danielle Steel

Special Delivery

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In a novel that explores the fun and challenge, and occasional absurdity, of new beginnings, Danielle Steel tells the story of two people who find love where and when they least expect it.At

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

Babyhood by Paul Reiser

Babyhood

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The classic New York Times bestseller from actor/comedian Paul Reiser, a book that the San Francisco Chronicle calls “an out-loud laugh on every page,” is now available in trade paperback for

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Brunswick World: Tournament of Champions

Brunswick World: Tournament of Champions

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Black Pearl

Atomic Bomberman

Atomic Bomberman

Platform: Windows

Genre: Arcade game, Maze

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

Castlevania Legends

Castlevania Legends

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

Excalibur 2555 AD

Excalibur 2555 AD

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sir-Tech

Achtung Spitfire!

Achtung Spitfire!

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Strategy Computer wargaming

Publisher: Avalon Hill


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