Monday October 13, 1997

US date format: 10/13/1997, UK date format: 13/10/1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 13, 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. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Titanic, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sleepwalkers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Manager: Season 97/98 or Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Movies

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Titanic

Titanic

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates

Country: United States of America

Dil To Pagal Hai

Dil To Pagal Hai

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Karisma Kapoor, Akshay Kumar

Switchback

Switchback

Directed by: Jeb Stuart

Starring: Danny Glover, Dennis Quaid, Claudia Stedelin, Ian Nelson

The Woodlanders

The Woodlanders

Directed by: Phil Agland

Starring: Emily Woof, Rufus Sewell, Cal MacAninch, Tony Haygarth

Red Corner

Red Corner

Directed by: Jon Avnet

Starring: Richard Gere, Bai Ling, Bradley Whitford, Byron Mann

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Music charts

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Sport Games on October 13, 1997

Sport Games on October 13, 1997


NFL

American Football
  • Dallas Cowboys - Washington Redskins : 16 - 21
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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

Men in ToolBelts

Men in ToolBelts

Back to the Floor

Back to the Floor

Days to next October 13

If October 13, 1997 is your birthday you're 22 years, 11 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 19 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

The Notebook

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Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

A Lesson Before Dying

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From the author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Book by Whoopi Goldberg

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Whoopi pulls no punches in this hilarious and thought-provoking volume of wit, wisdom and outrageous personal observations. Here's the world according to Whoopi, as the beloved performer treats her multitude of fans to her views on everything from fame to …

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door

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The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell

Unnatural Exposure

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A psychopath with an intimate knowledge of death has an even more intimate knowledge of Kay Scarpetta-and many different plans to kill her.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Championship Manager: Season 97/98

Championship Manager: Season 97/98

Platform: PC

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Atlantis: The Lost Tales

Atlantis: The Lost Tales

Platform: Microsoft Windows DOS Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive

A2 Racer

A2 Racer

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Davilex Games

Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back

Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Battle Bugs

Battle Bugs

Platform: Windows, MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Sierra On-Line


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