Wednesday October 22, 1997

US date format: 10/22/1997, UK date format: 22/10/1997

We've performed the most in-depth research possible on October 22, 1997, here's what our experts found out: it was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 22, 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 Acacia Brinley and Bryson Bourchier. 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. Cure, directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1997 while The Angel Of Darkness by Caleb Carr was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing FIFA: Road to World Cup 98 or Armored Core.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Events

  • 2nd longest 9 inning World Series game (4:12) as Marlins and Indians were tied 7-7 going into the 9th, Mariners win 14-11
  • Cleveland Marquis Grissom World Series hitting streak ends after 15 games
  • Compaq testifies Microsoft threaten to break Windows 95 agreement if they showcased a Netscape icon
  • Larry Flynt sells Hustler in a non-zoned area of Cincinnati
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Movies

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Cure

Cure

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Starring: Masato Hagiwara, Kôji Yakusho, Tsuyoshi Ujiki, Anna Nakagawa

Starship Troopers

Starship Troopers

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer, Jake Busey

Country: United States of America

Alien: Resurrection

Alien: Resurrection

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, Dominique Pinon, Ron Perlman

Country: United States of America

Titanic

Titanic

Release year: 1997

Directed by: James Cameron

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

Country: United States of America

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Dil To Pagal Hai

Dil To Pagal Hai

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Yash Chopra

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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 22, 1997?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind
  2. - Sunchyme
  3. - Tubthumping
  4. - As Long As You Love Me
  5. - Stay

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - You Make Me Wanna...
  2. - My Love Is The Shhh!
  3. - 4 Seasons Of Loneliness
  4. - You Should Be Mine (Don't Waste Your Time)
  5. - What About Us

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Si Tu Supieras
  2. - Lo Mejor De Mi
  3. - El Reloj
  4. - Te Sigo Amando
  5. - La Venia Bendita
Sport Games on October 22, 1997

Sport Games on October 22, 1997


Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Charlton - Birmingham : 1 - 1
  • Man City - Stoke : 0 - 1
  • Wolves - Tranmere : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of October 22, 1997

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brighton - Lincoln : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of October 22, 1997

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Derby - Wimbledon : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Angel Of Darkness by Caleb Carr

The Angel Of Darkness

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In one of the most critically acclaimed novels of the year, Caleb Carr-- bestselling author of The Alienist--pits Dr. Laszlo Kreizler and his colleagues against a murderer as evil as the

The Royals by Kitty Kelley

The Royals

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Kitty Kelly's exposes of Oprah Winfrey, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Reagan, and Jackie Onassis have made her the world's most successful biographer.

Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs

Deja Dead

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The first Temperance Brennan novel in the “cleverly plotted and expertly maintained series” (The New York Times Book Review) from the #1 internationally bestselling thriller writer Kathy Reichs.Her

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.

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air

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National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down."

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

FIFA: Road to World Cup 98

FIFA: Road to World Cup 98

Platform: PC Game Boy Mega Drive/Genesis SNES Sega Saturn PlayStation Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts THQ (Game Boy)

Armored Core

Armored Core

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, third-person shooter, mecha simulation

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

Amulets & Armor

Amulets & Armor

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action, Role-playing

Publisher: United Software Artists

Carmageddon

Carmageddon

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, iOS, Android

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: SCi, Interplay

Ceremony of Innocence

Ceremony of Innocence

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Real World Multimedia

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 22, 1997?

On October 22, 1997 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is October 22, 1997?

On October 22, 1997 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 22, 1997?

On October 22, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 22, 1997?

On October 22, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 22, 1997?

On October 22, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 22, 1997?

On October 22, 1997 several famous people were born including, Acacia Brinley, Bryson Bourchier.

Which famous people died on October 22, 1997?

Famous people died on October 22, 1997 include, Leonid Amalrik.

What was the number one song in October 22, 1997?

The number one song in the week of October 22, 1997 was Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John in US and Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John in UK.

What were the top hits on October 22, 1997?

The top hits on October 22, 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 Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John, Sunchyme by Dario G, Tubthumping by Chumbawamba in UK.