Tuesday 4 March 1997
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls.
In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits.
Donnie Brasco, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The Runaway Jury by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 March 1997 ?
- Saint Efrem
- Catholicism - Commemoration of Saint Lucius I, pope, martyr.
- Saint Peter of Pappacarbone.
- Saint Lucius I.
- Saint Pierre de Cluny.
- Feast day of Humbert III of Savoy.
- Saint Basil and his Companions.
- Saint Adrian of Nicomedia, bishop of Saint Andrew's, and his Companions.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Casimir, patron saint of Lithuania.
- United States - Inauguration Day (1789 - 1933)
- St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada - Charter Day (1881)
- Vermont - Admission Day (1791).
- Pennsylvania - Charter Day (1681).
- Wales - Feast day of Rhiannon, Celtic Moon Goddess.
- Feast day of Saint Placide Viel.
- Comet Hale-Bopp directly above the Sun (1.04 AU).
- Zeya Start-1 launched (Russia).
- Brazil Senate allows women to wear slacks.
- President Clinton bans federally funded human cloning research.
- U.S. President Bill Clinton bars federal funding for any research on human cloning.
- The President of Guyana, Cheddi Jagan, dies in office.
- Pablo Picasso's ''Tête de Femme'' is stolen from a London gallery (recovered a week later).
- In Sri Lanka, Tamil Tigers overrun a military base and kill more than 200.
- India's Missionaries of Charity chooses Sister Nirmala to succeed Mother Teresa as its leader.
- The National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China creates a new Chongqing Municipality, out of part of Sichuan.
- The Phoenix Lights are seen over Phoenix, AZ.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1997 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Spice Girls - Wannabe
- Puff Daddy - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- Jewel - You Were Meant For Me
- R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly
- Dru Hill - In My Bed
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- Babyface - Every Time I Close My Eyes
- Madonna - Don't Cry For Me Argentina
- Keith Sweat - Nobody
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