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..
Which were the important events of March 01, 1997?
- 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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- Mandy Patinkin in Concert, opens at Lyceum Theater, New York City
- 5th annual ESPY Awards shown on TV
- Ben Mader: Rapper.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 01, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Dru Hill - In My Bed
- Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase) - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- Erykah Badu - On & On
- 702 - Get It Together
- Babyface - Every Time I Close My Eyes
- R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam")
- New Edition - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
- Whitney Houston - I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife")
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- MC Lyte - Cold Rock A Party
Sport Games on March 01, 1997
- 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
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Aalst - Genk : 1 - 3
- Anderlecht - Harelbeke : 3 - 2
- Cercle Brugge - Gent : 1 - 0
- Charleroi - Molenbeek : 1 - 1
- Germinal - Club Brugge : 0 - 0
Bundesliga 1Football (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
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Leipzig - Mainz : 3 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 01If 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.
What news were making the headlines those days in March 1997?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?