Tuesday 23 December 1997
It was Tuesday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 December 1997 ?
- Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
- Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
- Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
- R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
- Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
- Japan - The Emperor's Birthday - Birthday of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan
- Roman festivals - Larentalia, a festival in honor of Larenta
- Ancient Latvia - Ziemassvetki held
Famous Birthdays:23 December
- Stanlye Cortez: Cinematographer, dies at 89.
- Stanley Cortez: American cinematographer and photographer (d. 1997).
- Austin Whitaker: schoolmaster classical scholar/archivist, dies at age 90.
- Brian Malzard Foss: psychologist, dies at age 76.
- Donald Gunn MacRae: sociologist, dies at age 76.
- Woody Allen, 62 weds Soon-Yi Previn 27, adopted Daughter of Mia Farrow
- US Agriculture Department estimates it costs $149,820 to raise a child to 18.
- Chicago Bulls' coach Phil Jackson is quickest to reach 500 wins (682 games).
- Colorado Avalanche player Jari Kurri is 8th NHL player to score 600 career goals.
- Terry Nichols found guilty of manslaughter in Oklahoma City bombing.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- 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
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