18th of December, 1997

The 18th of December, 1997, fell on a Thursday. Day 352 of 1997. Decade: 1990s.

22 years, 5 months and 12 days have passed since the 18th of December, 1997.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 18th of December, 1997:

  • United States: Candle In The Wind 1997 - Elton John
  • United Kingdom: Teletubbies Say Eh-oh - Teletubbies

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Scream 2" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 18th of December, 1997.

  • Titanic

    "Titanic" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1997.

  • Teri Hatcher

    American actress Teri Hatcher is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 1997.

  • 1997 in movies.

    Movies released in 1997 included Titanic, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Men in Black, Tomorrow Never Dies, Air Force One, Liar Liar, As Good as It Gets, The Fifth Element, The Full Monty, Starship Troopers, Good Will Hunting and Alien: Resurrection.

  • Late 1990s Fashion

    Popular clothing items included pleather pants, high-waisted miniskirts and halter tops. Metallic clothing became more common. Cargo pants and other military-inspired clothing also started to become more popular. Preppy looks became widespread amongst young men, as brands such as Old Navy and Abercrombie & Fitch became more and more favoured. The rave scene also inspired the comeback of more colours.

  • Andrew Grove

    Chairman and CEO of Intel, Andrew Grove, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1997.

  • 1997 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1997 included Spice Girls, Jewel, Puff Daddy, Monica, Mark Morrison, Hanson, Meredith Brooks, Backstreet Boys, LeAnn Rimes, Usher, Elton John and Boyz II Men.

  • Shawn Colvin - "Sunny Came Home"

    "Sunny Came Home" by Shawn Colvin would go on to win a Grammy for 1997's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 22 years, 5 months and 12 days have passed since the 18th of December, 1997.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of 1997.
  • Leap Year: 1997 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 18th of December, 1997, will be 22 years of age.
  • People born in 1997 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 882403200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 18th of December, 1997:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 18th of December, 1997, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1997 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 18th of December, 1997 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Ally McBeal - TV show about an attorney called Ally McBeal. Starring Calista Flockhart.
  • Recess - Cartoon series about a group of six fourth-graders.
  • Stargate SG-1 - A military team of scientists and soldiers travel to different planets in the universe.
  • Oz - TV series about a prison called Oswald State Correctional Facility.
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar.
  • King of the Hill - Animated series about a family living in Texas.
  • Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - TV show about a high school student with magical powers.
  • Clueless - TV show about a group of friends that live in the posh neighborhood of Beverly Hills.
  • Everybody Loves Raymond - TV show about a sports write called Raymond Barone.
  • 7th Heaven - Family drama series.
  • Kenan & Kel - Nickelodeon TV show about two friends called Kenan and Kel.
  • 3rd Rock from the Sun - Show about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth.

1997 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1997.

"Bear in the Big Blue House" - "Teen Angel" - "City Guys" - "Recess" - "USA High" - "The Angry Beavers" - "Smart Guy" - "Pokemon" - "Teletubbies" - "Daria" - "Hey Arnold!" - "Arthur" - "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" - "Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm" - "Blue's Clues" - "7th Heaven" - "Kenan & Kel" - "Moesha" - "Goosebumps" - "Hang Time" - "Pinky and the Brain" - "In the House" - "Dexter's Laboratory" - "The Secret World of Alex Mack" - "Friends" - "All That" - "Sister, Sister" - "Weird Science" - "The Nanny" - "Tales from the Cryptkeeper" - "Animaniacs" - "Bill Nye the Science Guy" - "Living Single" - "Home Improvement" - "Doug" - "Rugrats" - "Beverly Hills, 90210" - "The Simpsons"


1997 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1997:

  • Spice Girls dolls
  • Pokémon Trading Card Game
  • Bop It
  • Nintendo 64
  • Tamagotchi
  • PlayStation (PS1)
  • Littlest Pet Shop
  • Super Soaker (water gun)
  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • Jenga
  • Sylvanian Families

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 18th of December:


Weather

Weather information for the 18th of December, 1997:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.1 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 32.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 0.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 8.89cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 18th of December, 1997.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 18th of December, 1997 was probably conceived around the 10th of March, 1997. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 18th of December, 1997 is the 27th of September, 1998. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Grand Theft Auto - The first installment in the Grand Theft Auto series. Published by BMG Interactive.
  • Fallout - Open world role-playing game.
  • Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee - Platform video game that was published for the PlayStation.
  • GoldenEye 007 - A first person shooter game that was set in the James Bond universe. Released on the Nintendo 64.
  • Theme Hospital - Hospital strategy game that was developed by Bullfrog Productions. Released on the PC and PlayStation.
  • Castlevania: Symphony of the Night - Release by Konami in 1997.
  • Diablo - Action role-playing game.
  • Fade to Black - Action-adventure game.

18th of December

Events that have occurred on the 18th of December:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 18th of December, 1997.

  • 8,200 days have passed since this date.
  • 708,476,400 seconds have passed since the 18th of December, 1997.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 826,555,800 times.
  • Since the 18th of December, 1997, earth has travelled approximately 365,573,822,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 118,079,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 60,928,970 steps. That's about 27,080 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,501,717 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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