Tuesday March 18, 1997
US date format: 3/18/1997, UK date format: 18/3/1997
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 18, 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 Ciara Bravo and Katie Ledecky.
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 Hornet'S Nest by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shapes of the Invisible.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Agent Armstrong or Alltynex.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 18, 1997?
- Saint Edward (d.978)
- Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
- Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
- Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
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- Russian AN-24 plane crashes in Turkey, 50 die
- The tail of a Russian Antonov An-24 charter plane breaks off while en-route to Turkey causing the plane to crash and killing all 50 on board and leading to the grounding of all An-24s.
- In Zaire, Etienne Tshiksekedi is appointed prime minister he ejects supporters of Mobutu Sese Seko from his cabinet.
- Mercenaries of Sandline International withdraw from Papua New Guinea.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 18, 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 18, 1997
- Houston Rockets - New Jersey Nets : 97 - 89
- Los Angeles Clippers - Phoenix Suns : 121 - 111
- Minnesota Timberwolves - Indiana Pacers : 97 - 115
- Philadelphia 76ers - Toronto Raptors : 105 - 117
- Sacramento Kings - Portland Trail Blazers : 87 - 92
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Bolton - Port Vale : 4 - 2
- Ipswich - Sheffield United : 3 - 1
- Oldham - Charlton : 1 - 1
- Oxford - Grimsby : 3 - 2
- Stoke - Wolves : 1 - 0
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Bristol City - Rotherham : 0 - 2
- Crewe - Millwall : 0 - 0
- Preston - Wrexham : 2 - 1
- Walsall - Blackpool : 1 - 1
- Watford - Bristol Rvs : 1 - 0
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Cardiff - Scarborough : 2 - 2
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Days to next March 18If March 18, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 6 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 18 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on March 18, 1997?
On March 18, 1997 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is March 18, 1997?
On March 18, 1997 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on March 18, 1997?
On March 18, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 18, 1997?
On March 18, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on March 18, 1997?
On March 18, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 18, 1997?
On March 18, 1997 several famous people were born including, Ciara Bravo, Katie Ledecky.
What was the number one song in March 18, 1997?
The number one song in the week of March 18, 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 18, 1997?
The top hits on March 18, 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.