Friday 12 December 1997
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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.
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- 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.
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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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