Friday December 26, 1997

US date format: 12/26/1997, UK date format: 26/12/1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 26, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Koryn Hawthorne and Nileseyy Niles. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Finding North, directed by Tanya Wexler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Ghost by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Robot Wars. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amulets & Armor or Dual Heroes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1997 or at December 26 across the years.

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Movies

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Finding North

Finding North

Directed by: Tanya Wexler

Starring: Wendy Makkena, John Benjamin Hickey, Jonathan Walker, Anne Bobby

Un grand cri d'amour

Un grand cri d'amour

Directed by: Josiane Balasko

Starring: Josiane Balasko, Richard Berry, Daniel Prévost, Daniel Ceccaldi

Firestorm

Firestorm

Directed by: Dean Semler

Starring: Howie Long, Scott Glenn, William Forsythe, Suzy Amis

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

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
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Events

  • The Soufriere Hills volcano on the island of Montserrat explodes, creating a small tsunami offshore.

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Music charts

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Sport Games on December 26, 1997

Sport Games on December 26, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Milwaukee Bucks : 94 - 99
  • Boston Celtics - San Antonio Spurs : 86 - 101
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Charlotte Hornets : 88 - 96
  • Golden State Warriors - Denver Nuggets : 81 - 69
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Los Angeles Lakers : 114 - 118
See all Basketball game results of December 26, 1997

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Charlton - Norwich : 2 - 1
  • Crewe - Man City : 1 - 0
  • Huddersfield - Middlesbrough : 0 - 1
  • Ipswich - Birmingham : 0 - 1
  • Nott'm Forest - Swindon : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of December 26, 1997

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bournemouth - Gillingham : 4 - 0
  • Brentford - Southend : 1 - 1
  • Bristol City - Millwall : 4 - 1
  • Burnley - Chesterfield : 0 - 0
  • Carlisle - Blackpool : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of December 26, 1997

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnet - Peterboro : 2 - 0
  • Brighton - Colchester : 4 - 4
  • Cambridge - Leyton Orient : 1 - 0
  • Cardiff - Exeter : 1 - 1
  • Darlington - Macclesfield : 4 - 2
See all Football game results of December 26, 1997

TV Series

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Robot Wars

Robot Wars

Directed by: William L. Stewart

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

Magazine Covers

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Books

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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 …

The Dark Side Of Camelot by Seymour M. Hersh

The Dark Side Of Camelot

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This monumental work of investigative journalism reveals the Kennedy White House as never before. With its meticulously documented & compulsively readable portrait of John F.

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul

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Being a teen is hard - but you are not alone. This book is filled with stories that will make you laugh and make you cry.

Citizen Soldiers by Stephen E. Ambrose

Citizen Soldiers

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From Stephen E. Ambrose, bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the inspiring story of the ordinary men of the U.S. army in northwest Europe from the day after D-Day until the end of the bitterest days of World …

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Amulets & Armor

Amulets & Armor

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action, Role-playing

Publisher: United Software Artists

Dragon Ball GT: Final Bout Dragon Ball: Final Bout

Dragon Ball GT: Final Bout Dragon Ball: Final Bout

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: NA Atari (reprint)

Galilei ja kadonneet lelut

Galilei ja kadonneet lelut

Platform: Windows

Bushido Blade

Bushido Blade

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Square; NA SCEA; PAL SCEE

Dual Heroes

Dual Heroes

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Hudson Soft Electro Brain


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