Thursday 18 December 1997
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 18 December 1997 ?
- 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:18 December
- Chris Farley: American comedian who died binging on booze, cocaine and heroin 12/18/1997 in his Chicago condo.
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Janet - Together Again
- Puff Daddy - It's All About The Benjamin's
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
- Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- LSG - My Body
- Somethin' For The People - My Love Is The Shhh!
- Mase - Feel So Good
- Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?