Saturday March 01, 1997

US date format: 3/1/1997, UK date format: 1/3/1997

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 1, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Ben Mader . 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. Still Breathing, directed by James F. Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Absolute Power by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bullyparade. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok or Gunple: Gunman’s Proof.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Eudoxia
  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
  • Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
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Events

  • Mandy Patinkin in Concert, opens at Lyceum Theater, New York City
  • 5th annual ESPY Awards shown on TV

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Movies

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Still Breathing

Still Breathing

Directed by: James F. Robinson

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Joanna Going, Lou Rawls, Steven Lambert

The Devil's Own

The Devil's Own

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Margaret Colin, Rubén Blades

Private Parts

Private Parts

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Howard Stern, Mary McCormack, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris

Traveller

Traveller

Directed by: Jack N. Green

Starring: Bill Paxton, Mark Wahlberg, Julianna Margulies, James Gammon

Yellow

Yellow

Directed by: Chris Chan Lee

Starring: Michael Chung, Burt Bulos, John Cho, Jason Tobin

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Music charts

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Sport Games on March 01, 1997

Sport Games on March 01, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Cleveland Cavaliers : 81 - 99
  • Dallas Mavericks - Houston Rockets : 80 - 89
  • Golden State Warriors - Washington Bullets : 108 - 118
  • Sacramento Kings - Milwaukee Bucks : 103 - 92
See all Basketball game results of March 01, 1997

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Genk : 1 - 3
  • Anderlecht - Harelbeke : 3 - 2
  • Cercle Brugge - Gent : 1 - 0
  • Charleroi - Molenbeek : 1 - 1
  • Germinal - Club Brugge : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of March 01, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Duisburg : 5 - 2
  • Dortmund - Munich 1860 : 4 - 1
  • Dusseldorf - Leverkusen : 0 - 0
  • FC Koln - Freiburg : 1 - 0
  • Karlsruhe - M'gladbach : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of March 01, 1997

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Leipzig - Mainz : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of March 01, 1997

TV Series

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Bullyparade

Bullyparade

Directed by: Michael Herbig

Die Camper

Die Camper

Brass Eye

Brass Eye

Starring: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Forgotten Toys

The Forgotten Toys

Directed by: Graham Ralph

The Wire

The Wire

Days to next March 01

If March 01, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 6 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Absolute Power by David Baldacci

Absolute Power

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In a heavily guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb, a man and a woman start to make love, trapping Luther Whitney, a career break-in artist, behind a secret wall.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

Evening Class by Maeve Binchy

Evening Class

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It was the quiet ones you had to watch. That's where the real passion was lurking.They came together at Mountainview College, a down-at-the-heels secondary school on the seamy side of Dublin,

The Gift Of Peace by Joseph Cardinal Bernardin

The Gift Of Peace

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Joseph Cardinal Bernardin's gentle leadership throughout his life of ministerial service had made him an internationally beloved figure, but the words he left behind about his final journey would change the

Airframe by Michael Crichton

Airframe

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From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop.”—People

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok

Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok

Platform: Mac OS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Fox Interactive

G-Nome

G-Nome

Platform: PC

Genre: Mech simulation, FPS

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Gunple: Gunman’s Proof

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Action-adventure w/ shooting elements

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

101 Dalmatians: Escape from DeVil Manor

101 Dalmatians: Escape from DeVil Manor

Platform: PC

Genre: Action/Adventure/Strategy

Publisher: Disney Interactive

DemonStar

DemonStar

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mountain King Studios


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