Wednesday 31 December 1997, NewYear’s Eve
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Emil Graae .
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.
Pi, directed by Darren Aronofsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Oud geld.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Reign: The Future of War or Ecstatica II.
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Which were the important events of 31 December 1997 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- 76 law: enforcement officers killed by felons in US this year.
- Lillian Billie Dove Bohney: Actress, dies at 96.
- Dominique de Menil: arts patron/human rights advocate, dies at age 89.
- Michael Kennedy: son of Robert Kennedy, dies in ski accident at age 39.
- Billie Dove: American actress (Born 1903).
- Floyd Cramer: Louisiana, United States -- Cowboy singer (Last Date, On the Rebound)
- Intel cuts price of Pentium II-233 MHz from $401 to $268
- Marv Levy, retires as coach of Buffalo Bills
- More Swedes died than were born in 1997, 1st time since 1809
- Microsoft buys Hotmail e-mail service.
- South African and American surgeons separate Zambian Siamese twins joined at the head.
- After 26 years in operation, the Opryland USA theme park in Nashville, Tennessee closes permanently.
- Orlando Hernandez, half-brother of pitcher Livan, defects from Cuba.
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
- Puff Daddy - It's All About The Benjamin's
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Janet - Together Again
- LSG - My Body
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
- Mase - Feel So Good
- Boyz II Men - A Song For Mama
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