Thursday March 20, 1997
US date format: 3/20/1997, UK date format: 20/3/1997
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 20, 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.
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 Doom 64 or Africa Trail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 20, 1997?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
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- Play On!, opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 61 performances
- Mens Figure Skating Championship in Lausanne won by Elvis Stojko (CAN)
- Liggett admits cigarettes are addictive.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 20, 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 20, 1997
- Denver Nuggets - Seattle SuperSonics : 97 - 123
- Golden State Warriors - Orlando Magic : 95 - 100
- Los Angeles Lakers - Cleveland Cavaliers : 89 - 76
- Portland Trail Blazers - Milwaukee Bucks : 97 - 78
- San Antonio Spurs - Phoenix Suns : 106 - 113
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