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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 Dark Colony or A2 Racer.
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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. New Edition - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
  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


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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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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Evening Class

By: Maeve Binchy

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,

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Small Town Girl

By: LaVyrle Spencer

In one of her most unforgettable novels, New York Times bestselling author LaVyrle Spencer chronicles the passionate awakening of a country music star who embraced fame but fled from love. Eighteen

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade PlayStation Sega Saturn

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

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Chopper Attack

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

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Dark Colony

Platform: Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Chopper Attack

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

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A2 Racer

A2 Racer

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Davilex Games

Home videos

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

First Kid

Studio: VHS release

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Gone Fishin'

Studio: Hollywood

Format: VHS release

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Herbie Rides Again

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Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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Maximum Risk

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

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