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Thursday 18 December 1997

1997-12-18

It was Thursday, 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 Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits. Jackie Brown, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Jackie Brown

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster

Country: United States

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As Good as It Gets

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

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Tomorrow Never Dies

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce, Michelle Yeoh

Country: United States

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Titanic

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane

Country: United States

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Home Alone 3

Directed by: Raja Gosnell

Starring: Alex D. Linz, Olek Krupa, Rya Kihlstedt

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

I'm Alan Partridge

Starring: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Country: United Kingdom

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The Atheist Experience

Starring: Matt Dillahunty, Tracie Harris

Country: United States

Science Court

Starring: Jennifer Harrison, H. Jon Benjamin, Bill Braudis, Micaela Hebert

Country: United States

The New Batman Adventures

Written by: Bob Kane

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States

Between Brothers

Written by: Barry O'Brien, Cheryl Alu

Starring: Kadeem Hardison, Dondre Whitfield, Kelly Perine, Rachael Crawford

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 December 1997 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 18 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Chris Farley: American comedian who died binging on booze, cocaine and heroin 12/18/1997 in his Chicago condo.
Facts:
  • HTML 4.0 is published by the World Wide Web Consortium.
  • Myra Hindley loses her High Court appeal against the government's decision to keep her behind bars for the rest of her life.
  • Janet Jagan the former wife of Cheddi Jagan took office in Guyana.
  • James Cameron's ''Titanic'', the highest-grossing film of all time until his other film ''Avatar'', premieres in the US.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1997?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Al Gore -- Dec. 15, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9617
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.409

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to ...

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: John Berendt

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and ...

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The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass

By: Stephen King

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba The fourth volume in the brilliant Dark Tower Series is “splendidly tense…rip-roaring” (Publishers Weekly)—a #1 national bestseller about an epic quest to save the universe.In

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The Ghost

By: Danielle Steel

With a wife he loves and an exciting London-based career, architect Charles Waterston's life seems in perfect balance. Nothing in his comfortable existence prepares him for the sudden end to his ten-year marriage—or his unwanted transfer to his firm's New ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ABC Sports Indy Racing

ABC Sports Indy Racing

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ABC Interactive

あやかし忍伝くの一番 Ayakashi Ninden Kunoichiban

あやかし忍伝くの一番 Ayakashi Ninden Kunoichiban

Platform: PC, PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Dating sim

Calamity Adventure 2: People and Traditions

Calamity Adventure 2: People and Traditions

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: The Lightspan Partnership, Inc.

Car & Driver Presents: Grand Tour Racing '98

Car & Driver Presents: Grand Tour Racing '98

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Activision; EU Ocean Software; [[Template:Country data FR|FR]] Infogrames; JP Atlus

Front Mission Alternative

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square

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