What Happened on December 15, 1997

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Spice World" movie directed by Bob Spiers and starring girl pop group the Spice Girls premieres in the UK

Sports History

SF 49ers retire Joe Montana's #16

Famous Birthdays

  • Maude Apatow, American actress (Euphoria), born in Los Banos, California
Born in 1997

Famous Deaths

  • Pananayiotis Taki Vatikiotis, Middle Eastern scholar, dies at 69

About December 15, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Candle In The Wind 1997/Something About The Way You Look Tonight - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh! - Teletubbies