Friday December 19, 1997
US date format: 12/19/1997, UK date format: 19/12/1997
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 19, 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 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 The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Robot Wars.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cookie and Bibi 3 or CrimeWave.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 19, 1997?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- MTV drops video Smack My Bitch Up by Prodigy
- The film Titanic is released to movie theaters.
- SilkAir Flight 185 crashes into the Musi River, near Palembang in Indonesia, killing 104.
- Janet Jagan (the former wife of Cheddi Jagan) takes office in Guyana.
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 19, 1997?
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Top #11 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!
- Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
- Puff Daddy - It's All About The Benjamin's
- Janet - Together Again
- Robyn - Show Me Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #9 R&B songs
- LSG - My Body
- Boyz II Men - A Song For Mama
- Dru Hill - We're Not Making Love No More
- Usher - You Make Me Wanna...
- Next - Butta Love
- Somethin' For The People Featuring Trina & Tamara - My Love Is The Shhh!
- Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Featuring Da Brat - Sock It 2 Me/The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)
- Total - What About Us
- Mase - Feel So Good
Sport Games on December 19, 1997
- Charlotte Hornets - Washington Wizards : 86 - 106
- Detroit Pistons - Indiana Pacers : 90 - 98
- Los Angeles Lakers - Atlanta Hawks : 98 - 96
- Miami Heat - Philadelphia 76ers : 91 - 84
- Milwaukee Bucks - Toronto Raptors : 91 - 92
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Charleroi - Lierse : 3 - 0
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Dortmund - Schalke 04 : 2 - 2
- M'gladbach - Hertha : 4 - 2
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Auxerre - Bordeaux : 4 - 2
- Bastia - Lyon : 0 - 1
- Le Havre - Nantes : 1 - 0
- Metz - Monaco : 3 - 0
- Montpellier - Lens : 1 - 2
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 19If December 19, 1997 is your birthday you're 22 years, 9 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 22 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 19, 1997?
On December 19, 1997 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is December 19, 1997?
On December 19, 1997 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 19, 1997?
On December 19, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 19, 1997?
On December 19, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on December 19, 1997?
On December 19, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people died on December 19, 1997?
Famous people died on December 19, 1997 include, David Norman Schramm, Masaru Ibuka, Jimmy Rogers.
What was the number one song in December 19, 1997?
The number one song in the week of December 19, 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 19, 1997?
The top hits on December 19, 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.