Friday March 21, 1997: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 3/21/1997, UK date format: 21/3/1997

March 21st, 1997 was the 80th day of the year 1997 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aries. The day of the week was Friday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Martina Stoessel and Martina Stoessel.

The number one song in US was Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. Don't Speak by No Doubt was #1 song in the UK.

The Saint, directed by Phillip Noyce, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1997 while Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Shapes of the Invisible. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gloom 3 or Constructor.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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March 21, 1997 Events

What happened on March 21, 1997?

Historical Events

  • Ice Dance won by Oksana Grishuk and Evgeny Platov
  • Wrestlemania XIII
  • In a Tel Aviv, Israel coffee shop, a suicide bomber kills 3 and injures 49.

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What happened on March 21 in history? Find out the list of March 21st major events

What was 1997 famous for? Discover everything about 1997

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March 21, 1997 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on March 21, 1997?

Other March 21st famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If March 21, 1997 is your birthday you are 26 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on March 21.

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March 21, 1997 Famous Deaths

Who died on March 21, 1997?

Other March 21st famous deaths

  • Dack Rambo

    American actor who has worked steadily since he was in highschool.

  • American actor who didn't fit into the type casting mold.

  • Actor (Inspiration), passes away at 60.

  • Actor (Dunkirk Bulldog Breed), died at 72.

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March 21, 1997 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Aries personality

Who should a Aries marry?

Babies born in March are either Pisces or Aries. People born before March 20th are Pisces, while people born from March 21st have the sign of Aries

Personality of March born

Chinese Zodiac

Ox chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Ox

Element: Fire

Ox personality

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March 21, 1997 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was March 21, 1997?

The day of the week was Friday.

March 21st marks the 79th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1997.

There are 285 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


March 21, 1997 Holidays and Observances

What is special on March 21, 1997?


  • Blessed Clementia of Hohenberg
  • World Poetry Day - by UNESCO.
  • St. Nicholas of Flue
  • Astrology: First day of star sign Aries.
  • China: Chunfen.
  • Harmony Day in Australia.
  • World Down Syndrome Day
  • Earth Day.
  • Ostara - Neopagan festival of Ostara.
  • The third day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.


  • Week of Solidarity with the Peoples Struggling against Racism and Racial Discrimination, 21-27 March
  • International Day of Nowruz
  • International Day of Forests


  • Saints Philemon and Domnin
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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
  2. - Wannabe
  3. - You Were Meant For Me
  4. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  5. - In My Bed

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Don't Speak
  2. - Mama / Who Do You Think You Are?
  3. - Encore Une Fois
  4. - Alone
  5. - Where Do You Go

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
  2. - In My Bed
  3. - Get It Together
  4. - For You I Will (From "Space Jam")
  5. - On & On

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Enamorado Por Primera Vez
  2. - Juguete
  3. - Ya Me Voy Para Siempre
  4. - Quien Pierde Mas
  5. - Piensa En Mi

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Saint

The Saint

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Starring: Val Kilmer, Elisabeth Shue, Rade Serbedzija, Valeriy Nikolaev

That Old Feeling

That Old Feeling

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Bette Midler, Dennis Farina, Paula Marshall, Gail O'Grady

Double Team

Double Team

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Hark Tsui

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dennis Rodman, Mickey Rourke, Paul Freeman

Sexual Roulette

Sexual Roulette

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Gary Graver

Starring: Tane McClure, Tim Abell, Gabriella Hall, Peter Spellos

M.D.C. - Maschera di cera

M.D.C. - Maschera di cera

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Sergio Stivaletti

Starring: Romina Mondello, Elisabetta Rocchetti, Robert Hossein, Sonia Topazio, Gabriella Giorgelli, Rosa Pianeta, Riccardo Serventi Longhi, Omero Capanna

Country: Italy

TV Series

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Shapes of the Invisible

Shapes of the Invisible

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy



Release year: 1997

Directed by: Michael Herbig

Die Camper

Die Camper

Release year: 1997

Brass Eye

Brass Eye

Release year: 1997

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Forgotten Toys

The Forgotten Toys

Release year: 1997

Directed by: Graham Ralph

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil


In the early morning hours of May 2, 1981, shots rang out from Savannah's grandest mansion. Is it murder? Or self-defense? The shooting and its aftermath were heard throughout the hauntingly beautiful city of shaded squares and moss-hung oaks for …

The Moral Intelligence Of Children by Robert Coles

The Moral Intelligence Of Children


Robert Coles, a Harvard professor and child psychiatrist, has dedicated much of his adult life to teaching and modeling the moral life.

A Thin Dark Line by Tami Hoag

A Thin Dark Line


Bayou Breaux, Louisiana is a place where terror stalks. The case against the accused murderer has been dismissed on technical grounds.

Sole Survivor by Dean Koontz

Sole Survivor


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Three hundred thirty people were killed. No explanation. No survivors.

Murder In Brentwood by Mark Fuhrman

Murder In Brentwood


Many people know Mark Fuhrman to be the O.J.'s most important witness. Simpson trial. The Simpson trial.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gloom 3

Gloom 3

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Guildhall



Platform: PC, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy, Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Acclaim (Originally), System 3 (Current)

101 Dalmatians: Escape from DeVil Manor

101 Dalmatians: Escape from DeVil Manor

Platform: PC

Genre: Action/Adventure/Strategy

Publisher: Disney Interactive



Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Feral Interactive



Platform: Sega Saturn, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 3

Genre: Board game, Collectible card game

Publisher: NEC Interchannel


March 21, 1997 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Full Moon

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Sport Games on March 21, 1997

Sport Games on March 21, 1997


American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Toronto Raptors : 102 - 97
  • Chicago Bulls - Indiana Pacers : 117 - 98
  • Dallas Mavericks - Atlanta Hawks : 72 - 93
  • Denver Nuggets - Vancouver Grizzlies : 101 - 108
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Miami Heat : 97 - 98
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dusseldorf - Stuttgart : 0 - 4
  • Werder Bremen - Duisburg : 0 - 2
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - Lubeck : 1 - 1
  • Uerdingen - Oldenburg : 1 - 0
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Division 2

Football (France)
  • St Brieuc - Louhans-Cuis. : 0 - 0
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