November 1997 calendar

November 1997

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1997?


  • 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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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Country: United States of America

Active Adults

Active Adults

Directed by: Aaron Fisher-Cohen

Starring: Jonathan Rosen, Lola Kirke, Dominic Chianese, Joanna Merlin

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

Directed by: Abrar Alvi

Starring: Meena Kumari, Guru Dutt, Rehman, Waheeda Rehman

Good Will Hunting

Good Will Hunting

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

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

Country: United States of America


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Temple Of The Winds by Terry Goodkind

Temple Of The Winds


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.

A Virtuous Woman by Kaye Gibbons

A Virtuous Woman


When Blinking Jack Stokes met Ruby Pitt Woodrow, she was twenty and he was forty. She was the carefully raised daughter of Carolina gentry and he was a skinny tenant farmer who had never owned anything in his life.

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door


The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

Book by Whoopi Goldberg



Whoopi pulls no punches in this hilarious and thought-provoking volume of wit, wisdom and outrageous personal observations. Here's the world according to Whoopi, as the beloved performer treats her multitude of fans to her views on everything from fame to …

Diana, Princess Of Wales by Michael O'Mara

Diana, Princess Of Wales


Diana, Princess of Wales was certainly one of the most photographed women of all time; even in her childhood she was frequently photographed due to her father's interest in amateur photography.