Wednesday November 05, 1997

US date format: 11/5/1997, UK date format: 5/11/1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 5, 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 Kalia Prescott and Jackson Owens. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Lawn Dogs, directed by John Duigan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sleepwalkers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atlantis: The Lost Tales or Battle-Girl.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 05, 1997?


Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
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Events

  • 2 hours after Davey Johnson resigns, he is named AL Manager of Year
  • French court orders producer Jacques Charrier, ex-husband of Brigitte Bardot, to pay the former screen star $8,300 in damages

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Movies

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Lawn Dogs

Lawn Dogs

Directed by: John Duigan

Starring: Sam Rockwell, Kathleen Quinlan, Mischa Barton, Christopher McDonald

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: John Cusack, Kevin Spacey, Jack Thompson, Irma P. Hall

Flubber

Flubber

Directed by: Les Mayfield

Starring: Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, Christopher McDonald, Ted Levine

Joyride

Joyride

Directed by: Quinton Peeples

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Amy Hathaway, Wilson Cruz, Christina Zilber

Anastasia

Anastasia

Directed by: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman

Starring: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd, Kelsey Grammer

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 05, 1997?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Barbie Girl
  2. - Torn
  3. - Perfect Day
  4. - Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind
  5. - Tell Him

Top #9 R&B songs

  1. - You Make Me Wanna...
  2. - My Love Is The Shhh!
  3. - My Body
  4. - 4 Seasons Of Loneliness
  5. - Feel So Good
  6. - What About Us
  7. - Sock It 2 Me/The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)
  8. - Butta Love
  9. - You Should Be Mine (Don't Waste Your Time)
Sport Games on November 05, 1997

Sport Games on November 05, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Philadelphia 76ers : 93 - 88
  • Dallas Mavericks - Charlotte Hornets : 103 - 110
  • Golden State Warriors - New Jersey Nets : 96 - 112
  • Houston Rockets - Los Angeles Clippers : 124 - 110
  • Indiana Pacers - Detroit Pistons : 99 - 87
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Middlesbrough - Portsmouth : 1 - 1
  • Swindon - QPR : 3 - 1
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Clydebank - Queen of Sth : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of November 05, 1997

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brighton - Barnet : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of November 05, 1997

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers

Directed by: Mick Garris

Vampire Princess Miyu

Vampire Princess Miyu

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

Land of the Tiger

Land of the Tiger

Starring: Valmik Thapar

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Lily Savage Show

The Lily Savage Show

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut

Timequake

By:

There's been a timequake. And everyone—even you—must live the decade between February 17, 1991 and February 17, 2001 over again. The trick is that we all have to do exactly the

The Letter by Richard Paul Evans

The Letter

By:

In the final episode in The Christmas Box collection, David and MaryAnne Parkin find a mysterious letter at the base of their child Andrea's grave that eventually returns joy to their marriage, which had been strained in the nineteen years …

Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Wait Till Next Year

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By the award-winning author of Team of Rivals and The Bully Pulpit, Wait Till Next Year is Doris Kearns Goodwin’s touching memoir of growing up in love with her family and

The Angel Of Darkness by Caleb Carr

The Angel Of Darkness

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In one of the most critically acclaimed novels of the year, Caleb Carr-- bestselling author of The Alienist--pits Dr. Laszlo Kreizler and his colleagues against a murderer as evil as the

The Royals by Kitty Kelley

The Royals

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Kitty Kelly's exposes of Oprah Winfrey, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Reagan, and Jackie Onassis have made her the world's most successful biographer.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Constructor

Constructor

Platform: PC, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy, Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Acclaim (Originally), System 3 (Current)

Atlantis: The Lost Tales

Atlantis: The Lost Tales

Platform: Microsoft Windows DOS Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive

Battle-Girl

Battle-Girl

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Feral Interactive

G-Police

G-Police

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis SCEE

Big Thinkers!

Big Thinkers!

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Steam

Genre: Adventure, Edutainment

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment


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