Saturday 13 December 1997
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Leyla Tanlar and Zabdiel De Jesus.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John.
In UK Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh! by Teletubbies was in the top 5 hits.
As Good as It Gets, directed by James L. Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Des Racines & des Ailes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ceremony of Innocence or Crusader: Adventure Out of Time.
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- Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
- Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
- In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
- Malta - Republic Day (since 1974)
- St. Lucia's Day in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
Famous Birthdays:13 December
- 63rd Heisman Trophy Award: Charles Woodson, Michigan (CB).
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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..
- LSG - My Body
- Mase - Feel So Good
- Somethin' For The People - My Love Is The Shhh!
- Robyn - Show Me Love
- Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
- Hanson - I Will Come To You
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