Sunday 16 November 1997
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marta Peneda and Amanda Clapham.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John.
In UK Barbie Girl by Aqua was in the top 5 hits.
The Jackal, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching I'm Alan Partridge.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing ABC Sports Indy Racing or Animaniacs Game Pack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 November 1997 ?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
Famous Birthdays:16 November
- 1776, closes at Criterion Theater, New York City
- CFL Grey Cup: Toronto beats Saskatchewan, 47-23
- After nearly 18 years of incarceration, the People's Republic of China releases Wei Jingsheng, a pro-democracy dissident, from jail for medical reasons.
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!
- Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
- LSG - My Body
- Aaliyah - The One I Gave My Heart To
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Sport Games on 16 November 1997
- Houston Rockets - Phoenix Suns : 94 - 96
- Los Angeles Clippers - Atlanta Hawks : 83 - 89
- Milwaukee Bucks - Seattle SuperSonics : 99 - 119
- New Jersey Nets - Cleveland Cavaliers : 77 - 72
- Arizona Cardinals - New York Giants : 10 - 19
- Atlanta Falcons - St. Louis Rams : 27 - 21
- Carolina Panthers - San Francisco 49ers : 19 - 27
- Cincinnati Bengals - Pittsburgh Steelers : 3 - 20
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Barcelona - Celta : 3 - 2
- La Coruna - Espanol : 1 - 1
- Mallorca - Oviedo : 1 - 1
- Salamanca - Compostela : 0 - 1
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ath Madrid B - Levante : 3 - 1
- Badajoz - Vallecano : 1 - 3
- Extremadura - Villarreal : 0 - 0
- Jaen - Eibar : 0 - 1
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