Saturday November 08, 1997

US date format: 11/8/1997, UK date format: 8/11/1997

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 8, 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 Nick Mara . 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 Best Laid Plans by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sleepwalkers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bushido Blade or Dark Earth.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Events

  • Tampa Bay Devil Rays name their 1st manager Larry Rothschild

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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 08, 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 08, 1997

Sport Games on November 08, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Cleveland Cavaliers : 99 - 97
  • Boston Celtics - Milwaukee Bucks : 96 - 105
  • Indiana Pacers - Charlotte Hornets : 82 - 89
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Golden State Warriors : 97 - 90
  • New Jersey Nets - Chicago Bulls : 86 - 99
See all Basketball game results of November 08, 1997

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Aalst : 3 - 1
  • Charleroi - Club Brugge : 2 - 2
  • Genk - Beveren : 3 - 0
  • Gent - Molenbeek : 3 - 4
  • Lierse - Antwerp : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of November 08, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Bielefeld : 1 - 0
  • FC Koln - Werder Bremen : 2 - 0
  • Hamburg - Leverkusen : 0 - 1
  • Hertha - Munich 1860 : 2 - 0
  • M'gladbach - Dortmund : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of November 08, 1997

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Santander - Real Madrid : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of November 08, 1997

TV Series

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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

Days to next November 08

If November 08, 1997 is your birthday you're 22 years, 10 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut

Timequake

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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

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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?

Carmen Sandiego's Great Chase Through Time

Carmen Sandiego's Great Chase Through Time

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Educational, adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund Software (1997–1999) The Learning Company (1999–present)

Armored Core: Project Phantasma

Armored Core: Project Phantasma

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Agetec; NA Agetec (then ASCII Entertainment)

Bushido Blade

Bushido Blade

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Square; NA SCEA; PAL SCEE

Einhänder

Einhänder

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Square; NA Sony Computer Entertainment; JP Square Enix (PSN)

Dark Earth

Dark Earth

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action/Adventure

Publisher: MicroProse


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