What Happened on December 30, 1997

Historical Events

  • An abandoned building collapses on NY's 42nd St, no one hurt
  • In the worst incident in Algeria's insurgency, the Wilaya of Relizane massacres, 400 people are killed from four villages.

Famous Deaths

  • Shinichi Hoshi, Japanese novelist (b. 1926)

About December 30, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Candle In The Wind 1997/Something About The Way You Look Tonight - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: Too Much - Spice Girls