Wednesday 8 October 1997
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Connor Carmody and Bella Thorne.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John.
In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits.
Boogie Nights, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Diana: Her True Story by Andrew Morton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fóstbræður.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ark of Time or Cookie and Bibi 3.
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Which were the important events of 8 October 1997 ?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Connor Carmody: American actor.
- Bella Thorne: American actress/model.
- Jotta A: Gospel Singer.
- Tina Tamashiro: Japanese model and actress.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
- Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
- Boyz II Men - 4 Seasons Of Loneliness
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- Mariah Carey - Honey
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Mo Money, Mo Problems
- Jewel - Foolish Games
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