Tuesday 18 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 Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy.
In UK Don't Speak by No Doubt was in the top 5 hits.
Liar Liar, directed by Tom Shadyac, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The Partner by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Edward (d.978)
- Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
- Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
- Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
- Saint Alexander of Jerusalem
- United States - National Biodiesel Day
- Saint Anselm
- Saint Salvator
- Saint Narcissus
- Mexico - Expropiaci=n Petreolera
- Russian AN-24 plane crashes in Turkey, 50 die
- The tail of a Russian Antonov An-24 charter plane breaks off while en-route to Turkey causing the plane to crash and killing all 50 on board and leading to the grounding of all An-24s.
- In Zaire, Etienne Tshiksekedi is appointed prime minister he ejects supporters of Mobutu Sese Seko from his cabinet.
- Mercenaries of Sandline International withdraw from Papua New Guinea.
- Tara Lipinski, 14, becomes the youngest women's world figure skating champion.
- The Comet Hale-Bopp makes its closest approach to Earth.
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