Monday 22 December 1997
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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 Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... And It's All Small Stuff by Richard Carlson was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 22 December 1997 ?
- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
- Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Japan - T?ji (winter solstice)
Famous Birthdays:22 December
- Hunter Tylo awarded $4 million in Melrose Place breach of contract
- Nancy Kerring and Tonya Harding pre-record a show to air on FOX on February 5
- Dawn Steel producer/president (Columbia TriStar), dies of brain tumor at age 51.
- Merck baldness pill for men approved by US Food and Drug Administration.
- Acteal massacre: Attendees at a prayer meeting of Roman Catholic activists for indigenous causes in the small village of Acteal in the Mexican state of Chiapas are massacred by paramilitary forces.
- Hussein Aidid relinquishes the disputed title of President of Somalia by signing the Cairo Declaration, in Cairo, Egypt. It is the first major step towards reconciliation in Somalia since 1991.
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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..
- Janet - Together Again
- Puff Daddy - It's All About The Benjamin's
- LSG - My Body
- Mase - Feel So Good
- Robyn - Show Me Love
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
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