November 7th, 1997, fell on a Friday. It was day 311 of 1997. The decade was the 1990s.
23 years, 3 months and 21 days have passed since November 7th, 1997.
On This Date
Events that occurred on November 7th, 1997:
The movie Starship Troopers (1997) is released.
Irish politics: Dick Spring announces that he will be resigning as the leader of the Labour Party.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 7th, 1997:
United States: Candle In The Wind 1997 - Elton John
United Kingdom: Barbie Girl - Aqua
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Starship Troopers" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is November 7th, 1997 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Barbie Girl by Aqua is the number one hit song.
Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Starship Troopers is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. In fashion, bright and metallic colors are all the rage. A contrast with the darker "grunge" colors that were popular at the beginning of the 1990s. Women are wearing maxi skirts, bell bottoms, knee boots, crop tops, tube tops, slip dresses, maxi coats and platform shoes. Meanwhile, a lot of men have ditched their grunge and skater clothes in favor of sporting a more "dressy casual" look. Shorter hair on men is also becoming more popular.
It's 1997, so radio stations are being dominated by the likes of Toni Braxton, the Spice Girls, Puff Daddy, No Doubt, Hanson and Elton John. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The X-Files", "Boy Meets World", "3rd Rock from the Sun" and "Clueless". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Wipeout 2097", "Theme Hospital", "GoldenEye 007" and "Age of Empires".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Simpsons", "The Nanny", "Weird Science" and "Kenan & Kel". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Sylvanian Families", "Polly Pocket", "Yo-yo" and "PlayStation (PS1)".
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on November 7th, 1997.
"Titanic" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1997.
Best football players in 1997.
In 1997, the best soccer players were Ronaldo, Predrag Mijatović, Zinedine Zidane, Dennis Bergkamp, Roberto Carlos, Andreas Möller, Raúl, Peter Schmeichel, Jürgen Kohler, Matthias Sammer and Christian Vieri.
American actress Teri Hatcher is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 1997.
1997 in movies.
Movies released in 1997 included Titanic, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Men in Black, Tomorrow Never Dies, Air Force One, Liar Liar, As Good as It Gets, The Fifth Element, The Full Monty, Starship Troopers, Good Will Hunting and Alien: Resurrection.
Late 1990s Fashion
Popular clothing items included pleather pants, high-waisted miniskirts and halter tops. Metallic clothing became more common. Cargo pants and other military-inspired clothing also started to become more popular. Preppy looks became widespread amongst young men, as brands such as Old Navy and Abercrombie & Fitch became more and more favoured. The rave scene also inspired the comeback of more colours.
Chairman and CEO of Intel, Andrew Grove, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1997.
Who were the best NBA players in 1997?
In 1997, the best NBA players were Karl Malone, Michael Jordan, Grant Hill, Hakeem Olajuwon, Tim Hardaway, Scottie Pippen, Glen Rice, Patrick Ewing, Gary Payton, Mitch Richmond, Anthony Mason, Vin Baker, Shaquille O'Neal, John Stockton and Penny Hardaway.
1997 in music.
Popular music artists in 1997 included Spice Girls, Jewel, Puff Daddy, Monica, Mark Morrison, Hanson, Meredith Brooks, Backstreet Boys, LeAnn Rimes, Usher, Elton John and Boyz II Men.
Shawn Colvin - "Sunny Came Home"
"Sunny Came Home" by Shawn Colvin would go on to win a Grammy for 1997's Record of the Year.
Basic facts and information about this date:
23 years, 3 months and 21 days have passed since November 7th, 1997.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 45 of 1997.
Leap Year: 1997 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on November 7th, 1997, will be 23 years of age.
People born in 1997 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 878860800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around November 7th, 1997:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.2 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 4 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 42.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.56 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 10.28 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.
Who was the US President on November 7th, 1997?
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 7th, 1997?
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on November 7th, 1997 was probably conceived around the 28th of January, 1997. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 7th, 1997 is the 17th of August, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on November 7th, 1997.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about November 7th, 1997.
8,514 days have passed since this date.
735,609,600 seconds have passed since the November 7th, 1997.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 858,211,200 times.
Since November 7th, 1997, earth has travelled approximately 379,574,553,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 122,601,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 63,262,426 steps. That's about 28,117 miles!
Since this date, 8,827,315 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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