Wednesday October 22, 1997

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

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart 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. Cure, directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Angel Of Darkness by Caleb Carr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sleepwalkers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders or Armored Core.
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Historical Events

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  • 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

Directed by: Kiyoshi Kurosawa

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

Starship Troopers

Starship Troopers

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

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

Country: United States of America

Alien: Resurrection

Alien: Resurrection

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

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

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

Dil To Pagal Hai

Dil To Pagal Hai

Directed by: Yash Chopra

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

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Music charts

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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
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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
See all Football game results of October 22, 1997

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

Rough Crossing

Rough Crossing

I'm Alan Partridge

I'm Alan Partridge

Starring: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next October 22

If October 22, 1997 is your birthday you're 22 years, 11 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 23 days.
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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?

Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders

Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Sega

Armored Core

Armored Core

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, third-person shooter, mecha simulation

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

British Open Championship Golf

British Open Championship Golf

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Golf sports game

Publisher: Looking Glass Technologies

Carmageddon

Carmageddon

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

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: SCi, Interplay

Diddy Kong Racing

Diddy Kong Racing

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Rare

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 Something About The Way You Look Tonight 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 Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John, Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John, You Make Me Wanna.. by Usher, How Do I Live by LeAnn Rimes in US and Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John, Sunchyme by Dario G in UK.


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