Friday 12 December 1997
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nick Klokus .
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John.
In UK Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh! by Teletubbies was in the top 5 hits.
As Good as It Gets, directed by James L. Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Des Racines & des Ailes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darklight Conflict or Dragon Ball GT: Final Bout Dragon Ball: Final Bout.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 December 1997 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Yevgeniy Landis: Russian mathematician (Born 1921).
- Florida releases Alex Arias, the last original Marlin
- Red Sox sign Pedro Martinez to record 6 year $69 million contract
- TWA 800 hearings end
- Federal judge sentences Autumn Jackson, who claims to be Bill Cosby's daughter, to 26 months for trying to extort US$40 million from him.
- SWAT team shoots John E Armstrong in Florida, freeing two young hostages.
- Carlos the Jackal, "professional revolutionary" goes on trial in Paris, France.
- Japanese train builders (Maglev) claim world speed record at 332 MPH.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
- Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- LSG - My Body
- Mase - Feel So Good
- Somethin' For The People - My Love Is The Shhh!
- Robyn - Show Me Love
- Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
- Hanson - I Will Come To You
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