Monday December 08, 1997

US date format: 12/8/1997, UK date format: 8/12/1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 8, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Chloe Morton . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. The Education of Little Tree, directed by Richard Friedenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stella Street. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armored Core or Critical Depth.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
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Events

  • 8th Billboard Music Awards: LeAnn Rimes and Spice Girls win.
  • Myra Hindley, one of the Moors murderers, arrives at the High Court of Justice, to contest a recent Home Secretary's decision that she should remain in prison until she dies.

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Movies

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The Education of Little Tree

The Education of Little Tree

Directed by: Richard Friedenberg

Starring: James Cromwell, Joseph Ashton, Tantoo Cardinal, Mika Boorem

Kundun

Kundun

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong, Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin, Tenzin Yeshi Paichang

Joey

Joey

Directed by: Ian Barry

Starring: Jamie Croft, Rebecca Gibney, Alex McKenna, Harold Hopkins

Life Is Beautiful

Life Is Beautiful

Directed by: Roberto Benigni

Starring: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano

Country: United States of America

Open Your Eyes

Open Your Eyes

Directed by: Alejandro Amenábar

Starring: Eduardo Noriega, Penélope Cruz, Chete Lera, Fele Martínez

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Sport Games on December 08, 1997

Sport Games on December 08, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Indiana Pacers - Utah Jazz : 97 - 106
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Portland Trail Blazers : 99 - 105
  • New Jersey Nets - Miami Heat : 97 - 105
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Orlando Magic : 86 - 95
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NFL

American Football
  • Carolina Panthers - Dallas Cowboys : 23 - 13
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Nurnberg - Stuttgarter K : 1 - 0
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Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Sheffield Weds - Barnsley : 2 - 1
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TV Series

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Stella Street

Stella Street

Directed by: Peter Richardson

Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast

Directed by: Marcio Garcia

Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers

Directed by: Mick Garris

Vampire Princess Miyu

Vampire Princess Miyu

Yo amo a Paquita Gallego

Yo amo a Paquita Gallego

Days to next December 08

If December 08, 1997 is your birthday you're 22 years, 9 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Wait Till Next Year

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By the award-winning author of Team of Rivals and The Bully Pulpit, Wait Till Next Year is Doris Kearns Goodwin’s touching memoir of growing up in love with her family and

The Ghost by Danielle Steel

The Ghost

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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 …

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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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 …

The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans

The Christmas Box

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A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since

The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger

The Perfect Storm

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The bestselling book that became the blockbuster film starring George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, and Diane Lane. In October 1991, three weather systems collided off the coast of Nova Scotia to create a storm of singular fury, boasting waves over one …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Armored Core

Armored Core

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, third-person shooter, mecha simulation

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

Asmodeus

Asmodeus

Platform: DOS

Genre: Action-adventure, Roleplaying video game

Publisher: Vochozka Trading

Balls of Steel

Balls of Steel

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: 3D Realms

Critical Depth

Critical Depth

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Car combat

Publisher: GT Interactive

An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire

An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action role-playing, survival horror

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 08, 1997?

On December 08, 1997 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is December 08, 1997?

On December 08, 1997 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 08, 1997?

On December 08, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 08, 1997?

On December 08, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 08, 1997?

On December 08, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 08, 1997?

On December 08, 1997 several famous people were born including, Chloe Morton.

Which famous people died on December 08, 1997?

Famous people died on December 08, 1997 include, Leon Poliakov.

What was the number one song in December 08, 1997?

The number one song in the week of December 08, 1997 was Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John in US and Perfect Day by Various Artists in UK.

What were the top hits on December 08, 1997?

The top hits on December 08, 1997 were Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John, Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John, How Do I Live by LeAnn Rimes, You Make Me Wanna.. by Usher in US and Perfect Day by Various Artists, Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh! by Teletubbies in UK.


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