Thursday September 18, 1997
US date format: 9/18/1997, UK date format: 18/9/1997
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 18, 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.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Honey by Mariah Carey.
In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits.
Six Ways to Sunday, directed by Adam Bernstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Cause of Death by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Noah's Ark.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Backyard Sports or Ceremony of Innocence.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 18, 1997?
- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Seve Ballesteros and Nick Faldo elected to World Golf Hall of Fame
- Ted Turner gives $1 billion to UN
- United States media magnate Ted Turner donates USD 1 billion to the United Nations.
- Al-Qaeda carries out a terrorist attack in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 18, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Honey
- The Backstreet Boys - Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna..
- The Notorious B.I.G. - Mo Money, Mo Problems
- LeAnn Rimes - How Do I Live
- Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
- The Spice Girls - 2 Become 1
- Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life
- Aqua - Barbie Girl
- Jewel - Foolish Games
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna...
- Mariah Carey - Honey
- Dru Hill - Never Make A Promise
- The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase - Mo Money Mo Problems
- Magoo And Timbaland - Up Jumps Da Boogie
- Somethin' For The People Featuring Trina & Tamara - My Love Is The Shhh!
- Total - What About Us
- Brian McKnight Featuring Mase - You Should Be Mine (Don't Waste Your Time)
- Lil' Kim Feat. Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy Elliott & Angie Mar - Not Tonight
- Rome - Do You Like This
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 18If September 18, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 25 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?