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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 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.

But much more happened on November 1997: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1997?


Events

  • 02 Nov 1997 Typhoon Linda kills at least 208 in southern Vietnam
  • 03 Nov 1997 Boston shortstop Nomar Garciaparra is 6th unanimous AL Rookie of Year
  • 05 Nov 1997 2 hours after Davey Johnson resigns, he is named AL Manager of Year
  • 06 Nov 1997 Proposals, opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 76 performances
  • 07 Nov 1997 Bean opens in US
  • 08 Nov 1997 Tampa Bay Devil Rays name their 1st manager Larry Rothschild
  • 09 Nov 1997 Cherry Orchard, closes at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
  • 10 Nov 1997 Jackie - An American Life, opens at Belasco Theater, New York City
  • 11 Nov 1997 CBS News anchor Dan Rather has renewed his contract to 2002
  • 12 Nov 1997 Dick Vitale signs with ESPN through year 2004
  • 13 Nov 1997 Lion King, opens at New Amsterdam Theater, New York City
  • 14 Nov 1997 Colorado Rockie Larry Walker wins NL MVP
  • 15 Nov 1997 19th ACE Cable Awards: HBO wins 32 awards
  • 16 Nov 1997 1776, closes at Criterion Theater, New York City
  • 17 Nov 1997 Mario Lemieux enters NHL Hall of Fame
  • 18 Nov 1997 Arizona Diamondbacks and Tampa Bay Devil Rays expansion draft
  • 19 Nov 1997 Eugene Onegin, opens at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
  • 20 Nov 1997 Ivanov, opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 51 performances
  • 23 Nov 1997 Annika Sorenstam wins ITT LPGA Tour Championship
  • 24 Nov 1997 Street Corner Symphony, opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 79 performances
  • 25 Nov 1997 US telephone tech Richard Bliss, arrested for spying in Russia
  • 27 Nov 1997 Twenty-five are killed in the second Souhane massacre in Algeria.
  • 28 Nov 1997 Final episode of Beavis & Butt-head, on MTV
  • 29 Nov 1997 USAir Arena closes, hosting Washington Wizards
  • 30 Nov 1997 Eugene Onegin, closes at Martin Beck Theater, New York City

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Movies

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Good Will Hunting

Good Will Hunting

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Starring: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård

Country: United States of America

As Good as It Gets

As Good as It Gets

Release year: 1997

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding Jr.

Country: United States of America

Lawn Dogs

Lawn Dogs

Release year: 1997

Directed by: John Duigan

Starring: Sam Rockwell, Kathleen Quinlan, Mischa Barton, Christopher McDonald

Jackie Brown

Jackie Brown

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster, Bridget Fonda

Country: United States of America

Amistad

Amistad

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman

Books

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The Celestine Vision by James Redfield

The Celestine Vision

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A Wonderful New Addition to the Vision that Began with the Celestine Prophecy... When James Redfield wrote The Celestine Prophecy and The Tenth Insight, he crystallized a new spiritual vision for

The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass by Stephen King

The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass

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Now a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba The fourth volume in the brilliant Dark Tower Series is “splendidly tense…rip-roaring” (Publishers Weekly)—a #1 national bestseller about an epic quest to save the universe.In

Temple Of The Winds by Terry Goodkind

Temple Of The Winds

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Jagang, Emperor of the Imperial Order, has invoked a bound fork prophecy binding Richard and Kahlan to a fate of pain, betrayal, and a path to the Underworld.

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

Diana: Her True Story by Andrew Morton

Diana: Her True Story

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The sensational biography of Princess Diana, written with her cooperation and now featuring exclusive new material to commemorate the 20th anniversary of her death.When Diana: Her True Story was first published in 1992, it forever changed the way the public …