Wednesday October 29, 1997

US date format: 10/29/1997, UK date format: 29/10/1997

The day of the week was Wednesday, under the astrological sign of Scorpio (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on October 29, 1997).

Famous birthdays on this day include Rawle Alkins and Alejandra Müller.

The number one song in US was Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was #1 song in the UK.

Anastasia, directed by Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1997 while Book by Whoopi Goldberg was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Sleepwalkers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Breath of Fire III or V-Rally.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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October 29, 1997 Famous Birthdays


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How old am I?

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October 29, 1997 Famous Deaths


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Movies

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Anastasia

Anastasia

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman

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

Country: United States of America

The Jackal

The Jackal

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

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

Country: United States of America

The Man Who Knew Too Little

The Man Who Knew Too Little

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Jon Amiel

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

Incognito

Incognito

Release year: 1997

Directed by: John Badham

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

Star Kid

Star Kid

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Manny Coto

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

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Candle In The Wind 1997
  2. - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
  3. - You Make Me Wanna..
  4. - How Do I Live
  5. - 4 Seasons Of Loneliness

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. - What About Us
  5. - My Body

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Si Tu Supieras
  2. - Lo Mejor De Mi
  3. - El Reloj
  4. - Nos Estorbo La Ropa
  5. - Te Sigo Amando
Sport Games on October 29, 1997

Sport Games on October 29, 1997


Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Man City - Crewe : 1 - 0
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Millwall - Bristol City : 0 - 2
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Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • Feyenoord - For Sittard : 1 - 3
  • Nijmegen - Graafschap : 0 - 4
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TV Series

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Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Mick Garris

Vampire Princess Miyu

Vampire Princess Miyu

Release year: 1997

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Book by Whoopi Goldberg

Book

By:

This hilarious, thought-provoking volume is full of Whoopi's wit, wisdom, and bizarre personal observations. This is Whoopi's world as she treats her many fans to her opinions on everything, from fame to welfare reform and the presidency to growing up …

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

By:

Angela's Ashes, Frank McCourt's bestselling memoir about his childhood in Ireland, is a Pulitzer Prize winner and #1 New York Times Bestseller.

Underworld by Don DeLillo

Underworld

By:

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

The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts

The Man Who Listens To Horses

By:

Monty Roberts, a horse whisperer and American pioneer, is the real thing. His gentle Join-Up(r), training method shows how deep communication can be between man-and-animal.

Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

Cold Mountain

By:

Charles Frazier's debut novel Cold Mountain, published in 1997, made publishing history. It reached the top of The New York Times bestseller list for sixty-one consecutive weeks. It also won many literary awards including the National Book Award. The book …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Breath of Fire III

Breath of Fire III

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Capcom, Tommo Inc.

V-Rally

V-Rally

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

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames Electronic Arts Spike Ocean Software Atari

Chopper Attack

Chopper Attack

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

Baby Universe

Baby Universe

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Music, non-game

Publisher: SCEE

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: 3D fighting

Publisher: LucasArts

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 29, 1997?

On October 29, 1997 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is October 29, 1997?

On October 29, 1997 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 29, 1997?

On October 29, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 29, 1997?

On October 29, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 29, 1997?

On October 29, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 29, 1997?

On October 29, 1997 several famous people were born including, Rawle Alkins, Alejandra Müller, Imerio Cima.

Which famous people died on October 29, 1997?

Famous people died on October 29, 1997 include, Anton LaVey, Andreas Gerasimos Michalitsianos, Paul Guth.

What was the number one song in October 29, 1997?

The number one song in the week of October 29, 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 29, 1997?

The top hits on October 29, 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.