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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 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 September 1997: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1997?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1997 Cartoon Channel premieres in Japan
  • 02 Sep 1997 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Toronto Canada on CILQ 107.1 FM
  • 03 Sep 1997 Arizona Governor Fife Symington is convicted for various crimes tied to his real estate business, effectively forcing him out of office.
  • 04 Sep 1997 14th MTV Awards
  • 05 Sep 1997 Larry King weds Shawn Southwick
  • 06 Sep 1997 Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales takes place in London. Over a million people lined the streets and 2.5 billion watched around the world on television.
  • 07 Sep 1997 111th US Womens Tennis: Martina Hingis beats Venus Williams (60 64)
  • 09 Sep 1997 Sinn Fein accepts Mitchell Principles on para-military disarmament
  • 10 Sep 1997 36th Walker Cup
  • 11 Sep 1997 NASA's Mars Global Surveyor reaches Mars.
  • 12 Sep 1997 New York Met John Olerud hits for the cycle
  • 13 Sep 1997 Katherine Shindle (Ill), 24, crowned 71st Miss America 1998
  • 14 Sep 1997 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
  • 15 Sep 1997 Edison International purchases Anaheim Stadium naming rights for $50M
  • 16 Sep 1997 ABL MVP Nikki McCray signs with WNBA
  • 18 Sep 1997 Seve Ballesteros and Nick Faldo elected to World Golf Hall of Fame
  • 19 Sep 1997 Guelb El-Kebir massacre in Algeria; 53 killed.
  • 20 Sep 1997 Yanks clinch 37th appearance in post season, 3rd consecutive
  • 21 Sep 1997 Brickyard Crossing Senior Golf Championhsip
  • 22 Sep 1997 Elton John releases Diana tribute Candle in the Wind 1997
  • 23 Sep 1997 Seattle Mariners break record for most HRs in a year (258)
  • 24 Sep 1997 31st Country Music Association Award
  • 25 Sep 1997 ER is performed live on TV
  • 26 Sep 1997 Seattle Mariner Ken Griffey Jr hits his 56th HR of 1997
  • 27 Sep 1997 Communications are suddenly lost with the Mars Pathfinder space probe.
  • 28 Sep 1997 Emerald Coast Senior Golf Classic
  • 29 Sep 1997 Jury selection in Terry Nichols Okla bombing trial begins
  • 30 Sep 1997 Hooters agrees to pay $2 million in discrimination suits

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Music charts

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Movies

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Ikiru

Ikiru

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka

Country: United States of America

Sunrise

Sunrise

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing

Country: United States of America

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

Country: United States of America

The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States of America

The Thin Man

The Thin Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1997?
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Babyhood by Paul Reiser

Babyhood

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The classic New York Times bestseller from actor/comedian Paul Reiser, a book that the San Francisco Chronicle calls “an out-loud laugh on every page,” is now available in trade paperback for

Cause of Death by Patricia Cornwell

Cause of Death

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Dr. Kay Scarpetta plunges into the murky depths of a ship graveyard to recover the very human remains of Ted Eddings, an investigative reporter. Together with her niece Lucy and police captain Pete Marino, Scarpetta will follow the scents of …

Up Island by Anne Rivers Siddons

Up Island

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From childhood, Molly Bell Redwine was taught by her charismatic, domineering mother that "family is everything." But no one warned Molly that family can change unexpectedly.

The Bible Code by Michael Drosnin

The Bible Code

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0n September 1, 1994, I flew to Israel and met in Jerusalem with a close friend of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, the poet Chaim Guri. I gave him a letter which he immediately gave to the Prime Minister.

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.