Monday October 27, 1997

US date format: 10/27/1997, UK date format: 27/10/1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 27, 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 Eden Taylor-Draper . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Anastasia, directed by Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sleepwalkers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alundra or Moto Racer.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
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Events

  • Dow Jones crashes record 554 pts to 7161
  • Intel Corp buys Digital Equipment for $700 million
  • Microsoft argues it should be free from government interference
  • US releases a redesigned $50 bill
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Movies

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Anastasia

Anastasia

Directed by: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman

Starring: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd, Kelsey Grammer

Country: United States of America

The Man Who Knew Too Little

The Man Who Knew Too Little

Directed by: Jon Amiel

Starring: Bill Murray, Joanne Whalley, Peter Gallagher, Richard Wilson

Incognito

Incognito

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Jason Patric, Irène Jacob, Thomas Lockyer, Ian Richardson

The Jackal

The Jackal

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, Diane Venora

Country: United States of America

Star Kid

Star Kid

Directed by: Manny Coto

Starring: Joseph Mazzello, Joey Simmrin, Alex Daniels, Arthur Burghardt

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 27, 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 #9 R&B songs

  1. - You Make Me Wanna...
  2. - My Love Is The Shhh!
  3. - 4 Seasons Of Loneliness
  4. - What About Us
  5. - My Body
  6. - You Should Be Mine (Don't Waste Your Time)
  7. - Butta Love
  8. - Everything
  9. - Sock It 2 Me/The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)
Sport Games on October 27, 1997

Sport Games on October 27, 1997


NFL

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Miami Dolphins : 36 - 33
  • Green Bay Packers - New England Patriots : 28 - 10
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • St Pauli - Freiburg : 2 - 0
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La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Mallorca - Real Madrid : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of October 27, 1997

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Leicester - West Ham : 2 - 1
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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

Bernard's Watch

Bernard's Watch

Schimanski

Schimanski

Days to next October 27

If October 27, 1997 is your birthday you're 22 years, 10 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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 …

Underworld by Don DeLillo

Underworld

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A finalist for the National Book Award, Don DeLillo’s most powerful and riveting novel—“a great American novel, a masterpiece, a thrilling page-turner” (San Francisco Chronicle)—Underworld is about the second half of

Dirty Jokes And Beer by Drew Carey

Dirty Jokes And Beer

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We all know Drew Carey from The Drew Carey Show and his award-winning stand-up career, but do we really know Drew Carey, the person?

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

The Notebook

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Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chō Jikū Yōsai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka

Chō Jikū Yōsai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka

Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation, PlayStation 3

Genre: Action Sci-Fi Shooter

Publisher: Bandai

Alundra

Alundra

Platform: PlayStation PlayStation Network

Genre: Action-adventure / Action RPG

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA Working Designs; EU Psygnosis

Moto Racer

Moto Racer

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Descent to Undermountain

Descent to Undermountain

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Interplay

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Platform: PlayStation Sega Saturn PlayStation Network Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Platform-adventure, action role-playing

Publisher: Konami


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