Tuesday November 18, 1997

US date format: 11/18/1997, UK date format: 18/11/1997

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on November 18, 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 Davor Gerbus . In that special week of November people in US were listening to Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John. In UK Barbie Girl by Aqua was in the top 5 hits. Good Will Hunting, directed by Gus Van Sant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Come The Spring by Julie Garwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bed & Breakfast. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Critical Depth or Crusader: Adventure Out of Time.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1997, at November 18 across the years or at November 1997 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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Events

  • Arizona Diamondbacks and Tampa Bay Devil Rays expansion draft
  • FBI says no evidence of foul play in 1996 TWA 800 crash
  • Rare black pearl necklace auctioned for record $902,000
  • Willem de Kooning painting, Two Standing Women, sold for $4,182,500
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Movies

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Good Will Hunting

Good Will Hunting

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Starring: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård

Country: United States of America

Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzmán

Country: United States of America

The Game

The Game

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn, James Rebhorn

Country: United States of America

Gattaca

Gattaca

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Gore Vidal

Country: United States of America

Titanic

Titanic

Directed by: James Cameron

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

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 18, 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 #5 R&B songs

  1. - My Body
  2. - My Love Is The Shhh!
  3. - You Make Me Wanna...
  4. - Butta Love
  5. - Sock It 2 Me/The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Lo Mejor De Mi
  2. - Si Tu Supieras
  3. - Y Hubo Alguien
  4. - El Reloj
  5. - Te Sigo Amando
Sport Games on November 18, 1997

Sport Games on November 18, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Toronto Raptors : 122 - 109
  • Dallas Mavericks - Sacramento Kings : 95 - 102
  • Detroit Pistons - Milwaukee Bucks : 79 - 87
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Orlando Magic : 94 - 112
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Utah Jazz : 97 - 92
See all Basketball game results of November 18, 1997

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Lommel - Anderlecht : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of November 18, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Wolfsburg : 2 - 1
  • Duisburg - Hamburg : 3 - 0
  • Karlsruhe - Bochum : 1 - 1
  • Werder Bremen - Schalke 04 : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of November 18, 1997

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Amiens - Wasquehal : 2 - 0
  • Gueugnon - Caen : 2 - 1
  • Le Mans - Nancy : 1 - 0
  • Lille - Beauvais : 3 - 0
  • Lorient - Niort : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of November 18, 1997

TV Series

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Vampire Princess Miyu

Vampire Princess Miyu

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers

Directed by: Mick Garris

Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

Rough Crossing

Rough Crossing

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Come The Spring by Julie Garwood

Come The Spring

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Julie Garwood triumphed with her phenomenal For the Roses and her #1 New York Times bestselling trio of novels, One Pink Rose, One White Rose, and One Red Rose.

The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts

The Man Who Listens To Horses

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Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

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

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a Geisha

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A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

ClayFighter 63⅓

ClayFighter 63⅓

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

G-Nome

G-Nome

Platform: PC

Genre: Mech simulation, FPS

V-Rally

V-Rally

Platform: PlayStation, Windows, Game Boy, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames Electronic Arts Spike Ocean Software Atari

Critical Depth

Critical Depth

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Car combat

Publisher: GT Interactive

Crusader: Adventure Out of Time

Crusader: Adventure Out of Time

Platform: Windows Mac OS X

Genre: Historical adventure

Publisher: Europress

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 18, 1997?

On November 18, 1997 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is November 18, 1997?

On November 18, 1997 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 18, 1997?

On November 18, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 18, 1997?

On November 18, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on November 18, 1997?

On November 18, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 18, 1997?

On November 18, 1997 several famous people were born including, Davor Gerbus.

What was the number one song in November 18, 1997?

The number one song in the week of November 18, 1997 was Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John in US and Barbie Girl by Aqua in UK.

What were the top hits on November 18, 1997?

The top hits on November 18, 1997 were Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John, Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John, You Make Me Wanna.. by Usher in US and Barbie Girl by Aqua, Torn by Natalie Imbruglia, Perfect Day by Various Artists in UK.