Friday March 21, 1997
US date format: 3/21/1997, UK date format: 21/3/1997
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 21, 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 Martina Stoessel and Kailee McKenzie.
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 Silent Witness by Richard North Patterson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shapes of the Invisible.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance or Battle-Girl.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 21, 1997?
- Blessed Clementia of Hohenberg
- World Poetry Day - by UNESCO.
- St. Nicholas of Flue
- Astrology: First day of star sign Aries.
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- Ice Dance won by Oksana Grishuk and Evgeny Platov (Rus)
- Wrestlemania XIII
- In a Tel Aviv, Israel coffee shop, a suicide bomber kills 3 and injures 49.
- W V Awdry: English children's writer (Born 1911).
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 21, 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 21, 1997
- 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
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Dusseldorf - Stuttgart : 0 - 4
- Werder Bremen - Duisburg : 0 - 2
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- CZ Jena - Lubeck : 1 - 1
- Uerdingen - Oldenburg : 1 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- St Brieuc - Louhans-Cuis. : 0 - 0
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