Friday 17 October 1997
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John.
In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits.
The Devil's Advocate, directed by Taylor Hackford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Night Passage by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Atheist Experience.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Extreme-G or Everybody's Golf.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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- Paul Edwin Zimmer: Sci-fi writer, dies of heart attack at 54.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
- Boyz II Men - 4 Seasons Of Loneliness
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Mariah Carey - Honey
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Allure - All Cried Out
- Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life
- Jewel - Foolish Games
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Sport Games on 17 October 1997
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Standard - Club Brugge : 0 - 3
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bochum - FC Koln : 2 - 1
- Werder Bremen - Hamburg : 0 - 0
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Cottbus - Mainz : 2 - 2
- CZ Jena - Meppen : 2 - 1
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Auxerre - Bastia : 2 - 0
- Le Havre - Rennes : 1 - 1
- Lens - Monaco : 1 - 0
- Montpellier - Chateauroux : 1 - 0
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