Friday 24 October 1997
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Raye (singer) and Griffin Arnlund.
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 Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Atheist Experience.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aero Fighters Assault or Gunple: Gunman’s Proof.
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Raye (singer)
- Griffin Arnlund: Instagram Star.
- Claudia Fragapane: Gymnast.
- Kendall Sanders: TV Actor.
- Alicia Gordillo: YouTube Star.
- Raúl Sarmiento: Peruvian mathematician.
- Don Messick: Cartoon voice (Astro-Jetsons, Bamm Bamm), dies at 62.
- Marv Albert sentenced in assault case
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
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Boyz II Men - 4 Seasons Of Loneliness
- Allure - All Cried Out
- Mariah Carey - Honey
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Jewel - Foolish Games
- Somethin' For The People - My Love Is The Shhh!
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Sport Games on 24 October 1997
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Kaiserslautern - Duisburg : 1 - 0
- Schalke 04 - Bochum : 2 - 0
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- F Koln - Stuttgarter K : 2 - 2
- Meppen - Ein Frankfurt : 1 - 1
- Unterhaching - CZ Jena : 3 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- Lorient - Troyes : 3 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Reading - Nott'm Forest : 3 - 3
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