Friday November 07, 1997

US date format: 11/7/1997, UK date format: 7/11/1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 7, 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 Jake Johnston and Erika Hendsel. 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 The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sleepwalkers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Claw or Broken Helix.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 07, 1997?


  • R.C. Saints - Saint Willibrord
  • Russia - day of the October Revolution (1917) in the Gregorian Calendar, unofficially commemorated
  • Northern Catalonia - National Day, after Treaty of Pyrenees.
  • Also see November 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)


  • Bean opens in US

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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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



Directed by: Les Mayfield

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



Directed by: Quinton Peeples

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



Directed by: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman

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

Country: United States of America

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 07, 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 07, 1997

Sport Games on November 07, 1997


American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Washington Wizards : 107 - 92
  • Chicago Bulls - Atlanta Hawks : 78 - 80
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Boston Celtics : 96 - 92
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Sacramento Kings : 98 - 85
  • Miami Heat - New Jersey Nets : 87 - 99
See all Basketball game results of November 07, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Kaiserslautern - Hansa Rostock : 4 - 3
  • Wolfsburg - Duisburg : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of November 07, 1997

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Mainz - Leipzig : 2 - 1
  • St Pauli - CZ Jena : 2 - 1
  • Wattenscheid - Stuttgarter K : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of November 07, 1997

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Red Star 93 - Laval : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of November 07, 1997

TV Series

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

Days to next November 07

If November 07, 1997 is your birthday you're 22 years, 10 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 15 days.

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1997?


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut



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


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


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


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


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


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Captain Claw

Captain Claw

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Monolith Productions, Wizard Works

Arkanoid: Doh It Again

Arkanoid: Doh It Again

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Breakout

Broken Helix

Broken Helix

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

Extreme Assault

Extreme Assault

Platform: DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Blue Byte Software

A2 Racer

A2 Racer

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Davilex Games

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