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Saturday 8 March 1997

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 8, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jurina Matsui . In that special week of March people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls. 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 Absolute Power by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shapes of the Invisible. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Turismo or Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter.
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What the sky looked like on 8 March 1997

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Liar Liar

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Amanda Donohoe, Jennifer Tilly

Country: United States

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Directed by: Gregory Nava

Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmos, Jon Seda, Jackie Guerra

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Ørnens øje

Directed by: Peter Flinth

Starring: Nijas Ørnbak-Fjeldmose, Lasse Baunkilde, Lars Lohmann, Björn Granath

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Un amour de sorcière

Directed by: René Manzor

Starring: Vanessa Paradis, Gil Bellows, Jeanne Moreau, Jean Reno

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Behind Enemy Lines

Directed by: Mark Griffiths

Starring: Thomas Ian Griffith, Chris Mulkey, Mark Carlton, Mushond Lee

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

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Directed by: Michael Herbig

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Die Camper

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Die Rettungsflieger

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Brass Eye

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 March 1997 ?

  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
  • Saint Humfried of Terwaan
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Sport Games on 8 March 1997

American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Los Angeles Clippers : 91 - 85
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Cleveland Cavaliers : 90 - 82
  • San Antonio Spurs - Indiana Pacers : 102 - 98
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Genk - Lommel : 0 - 1
  • Gent - Antwerp : 0 - 0
  • Germinal - Lokeren : 1 - 0
  • Molenbeek - Mechelen : 3 - 1
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Duisburg - Bielefeld : 0 - 0
  • Freiburg - Dortmund : 1 - 2
  • M'gladbach - Werder Bremen : 4 - 1
  • Munich 1860 - Dusseldorf : 3 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Hertha - F Koln : 4 - 2
  • Meppen - Zwickau : 3 - 0
  • Stuttgarter K - Oldenburg : 5 - 0
  • Uerdingen - Essen : 1 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 08, 1997 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1997 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Can't Nobody Hold Me Down - Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase)
  2. Dru Hill - In My Bed
  3. Erykah Badu - On & On
  4. 702 - Get It Together
  5. Big Daddy - Hev-D
  6. Babyface - Every Time I Close My Eyes
  7. For You I Will (From "Space Jam") - Monica
  8. You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You - New Edition
  9. Montell Jordan - What's On Tonight
  10. I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam") - R. Kelly
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Enamorado Por Primera Vez - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Juguete - Limite
  3. Asi Como Te Conoci - Marco Antonio Solis
  4. Piensa En Mi - Grupo Mojado
  5. Quien Pierde Mas - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  6. Volveras - Ricky Martin
  7. Que Tu Te Vas - Luis Miguel
  8. Los Angeles Azules - Como Te Voy A Olvidar
  9. Se Fue Mi Paloma - Los Mismos
  10. No Pude Enamorarme Mas - Los Tigres del Norte
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. No Doubt - Don't Speak
  2. Mama / Who Do You Think You Are? - The Spice Girls
  3. Sash! - Encore Une Fois
  4. Alone - The Bee Gees
  5. No Mercy - Where Do You Go


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Absolute Power

By: David Baldacci

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.

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Designation Gold

By: Richard Marcinko and John Weisman

The Rogue Warrior has come to Moscow to investigate the assassination of Paul Mahon, U.S. Defense attaché in Russia. Marcinko knows who killed him -- Andrei Yudin, a godfather in the

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Hornet'S Nest

By: Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell turns from forensics to police procedures in her latest novel, Hornet's Nest. This book is less a thriller than a character study of the main characters: Judy Hammer, chief of police in Charlotte, North Carolina; Hammer's deputy, Virginia ...

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The List

By: Steve Martini

A bold and successful scheme to outwit the biggest players in publishing and film animates this novel by the bestselling author of The Judge--a suspenseful thriller in which the price of

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter

Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Space simulation

Publisher: LucasArts

Gran Turismo

Gran Turismo

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing game Sim racing[4]

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Africa Trail

Platform: Mac OS, Windows

Genre: Adventure, Educational, Simulation, Sports

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Elemental Gearbolt

Elemental Gearbolt

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

The Curse of Monkey Island

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: LucasArts

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?


Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release; part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection

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Air Bud

Studio: Walt Disney Pictures

Format: VHS release

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Murder at 1600

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD release

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