Monday March 17, 1997, St. Patrick's Day
US date format: 3/17/1997, UK date format: 17/3/1997
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 17, 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 Katie Ledecky and Van Zandt Twins.
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.
The Saint, directed by Phillip Noyce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997
while The List by Steve Martini was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shapes of the Invisible.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dual Heroes or Chaos Island: The Lost World.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 17, 1997?
- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
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- The Dow Jones Industrial Average removes Westinghouse Electric, Texaco Incorporated, Bethlehem Steel, and Woolworth from its index, replacing them with Travelers Group, Hewlett-Packard Company, Johnson & Johnson, and Wal-Mart Stores Incorporated.
- CNN begins Spanish broadcasts.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 17, 1997?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase) - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
- Dru Hill - In My Bed
- 702 - Get It Together
- Monica - For You I Will (From "Space Jam")
- Erykah Badu - On & On
- Foxy Brown Featuring Jay-Z - I'll Be
- Hev-D - Big Daddy
- Montell Jordan - What's On Tonight
- Zhane - Request Line
- Babyface - Every Time I Close My Eyes
Sport Games on March 17, 1997
- Detroit Pistons - Cleveland Cavaliers : 82 - 85
- Los Angeles Lakers - Denver Nuggets : 113 - 94
- Milwaukee Bucks - Boston Celtics : 117 - 126
- Orlando Magic - Atlanta Hawks : 107 - 112
- Phoenix Suns - Golden State Warriors : 116 - 95
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Kaiserslautern - Uerdingen : 3 - 1
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Sociedad - Real Madrid : 1 - 2
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on March 17, 1997?
On March 17, 1997 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is March 17, 1997?
On March 17, 1997 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on March 17, 1997?
On March 17, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 17, 1997?
On March 17, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on March 17, 1997?
On March 17, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 17, 1997?
On March 17, 1997 several famous people were born including, Katie Ledecky, Van Zandt Twins, Sarah Burgett.
What was the number one song in March 17, 1997?
The number one song in the week of March 17, 1997 was Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy in US and Don't Speak by No Doubt in UK.
What were the top hits on March 17, 1997?
The top hits on March 17, 1997 were Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy, Wannabe by The Spice Girls, You Were Meant For Me by Jewel in US and Don't Speak by No Doubt, Mama / Who Do You Think You Are? by The Spice Girls, Encore Une Fois by Sash! in UK.