Friday 26 December 1997
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
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.
In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits.
Angel, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Azul tequila.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bloody Roar or Colony Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 December 1997 ?
- First day of Kwanzaa
- 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.
- Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
- Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
- Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
- Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
- First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
- Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- St. Stephen's Day, a public holiday in Catalonia, Croatia, Czech Republic, and the Republic of Ireland.
- R.C. Saints - Saint Stephen
- South Africa - Day of Goodwill, a public holiday
- Slovenia - Independence and Unity Day (1990)
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- The Soufriere Hills volcano on the island of Montserrat explodes, creating a small tsunami offshore.
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..
- Janet - Together Again
- Puff Daddy - It's All About The Benjamin's
- LSG - My Body
- Mase - Feel So Good
- Robyn - Show Me Love
- Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
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Sport Games on 26 December 1997
- 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
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Charlton - Norwich : 2 - 1
- Crewe - Man City : 1 - 0
- Huddersfield - Middlesbrough : 0 - 1
- Ipswich - Birmingham : 0 - 1
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Bournemouth - Gillingham : 4 - 0
- Brentford - Southend : 1 - 1
- Bristol City - Millwall : 4 - 1
- Burnley - Chesterfield : 0 - 0
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Barnet - Peterboro : 2 - 0
- Brighton - Colchester : 4 - 4
- Cambridge - Leyton Orient : 1 - 0
- Cardiff - Exeter : 1 - 1
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