Wednesday 5 November 1997
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
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.
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 Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching I'm Alan Partridge.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance or Everybody's Golf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 November 1997 ?
- R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
- St. Laetus
- Pope Zachary
- St. Sylvia
- St. Magnus
- St. Galation
- St. Fibitius
- St. Felix and Eusebius
- St. Elizabeth
- St. Dominator
- Ancient Latvia - the festival Katrina
- United Kingdom and New Zealand - Guy Fawkes night (also called Bonfire night; or Fireworks night): Failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is celebrated with bonfires and fireworks.
- St. Domninus
- Kalia Prescott: Model.
- Jackson Owens: Pop Singer.
- Devyn Bess: YouNow Star.
- Lpshannah : YouTube Star.
- Epic Soundtracks: English drummer and songwriter (Swell Maps Crime and the City Solution and These Immortal Souls) (d. 1997).
- 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
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 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
- Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
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Sport Games on 5 November 1997
- 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
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Middlesbrough - Portsmouth : 1 - 1
- Swindon - QPR : 3 - 1
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Clydebank - Queen of Sth : 4 - 0
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Brighton - Barnet : 0 - 3
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