Friday 31 October 1997, Halloween
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sydney Park and SelfieC .
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John.
In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits.
Starship Troopers, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Airframe by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching I'm Alan Partridge.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing CART Precision Racing or Final Liberation.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- October 31st is Nevada Day
- Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
- Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
- Cornwall - Allantide
- October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
- St. Wolfgang
- St Urban
- St. Quentin
- St. Notburga
- St. Bega
- Paganism and Celts - Samhain
- St. Arnulf
- Also see October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - October 31 is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Antoninus
Famous Birthdays:31 October
- Wilfrid Ewart Oulton: Airman, dies at 86.
- 19-year-old British au pair Louise Woodward, convicted by a Cambridge, Massachusetts, jury of second-degree murder the day before, is sentenced to life in prison.
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
- Somethin' For The People - My Love Is The Shhh!
- Jewel - Foolish Games
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Mariah Carey - Honey
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Sport Games on 31 October 1997
- Atlanta Hawks - Orlando Magic : 105 - 99
- Chicago Bulls - Boston Celtics : 85 - 92
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Houston Rockets : 86 - 94
- Dallas Mavericks - Vancouver Grizzlies : 90 - 88
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Dortmund - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 2
- Duisburg - M'gladbach : 4 - 5
- Leverkusen - Wolfsburg : 2 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- CZ Jena - Greuther Furth : 0 - 1
- Ein Frankfurt - Unterhaching : 1 - 1
- Nurnberg - Zwickau : 2 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- Beauvais - Sochaux : 1 - 1
- Caen - Red Star 93 : 1 - 1
- Laval - Nimes : 2 - 1
- Louhans-Cuis. - St Etienne : 0 - 0
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