Saturday March 22, 1997

US date format: 3/22/1997, UK date format: 22/3/1997

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 22, 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 Milo Sussman and Frank Rossi. 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 Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II or Flesh Feast.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Genta of Maaseik
  • The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
  • World Water Day.
  • Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
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Events

  • Sunset Boulevard, closes at Minskoff NYC after 977 performances
  • Comet Hale-Bopp Closest Approach to Earth (1.315 AU)
  • Ladies Fig Skating Championship in Lausanne won by Tara Lipinski (USA)
  • Tara Lipinski, 14, becomes the youngest women's world figure skating champion.

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Movies

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The Saint

The Saint

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

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

That Old Feeling

That Old Feeling

Directed by: Carl Reiner

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

Double Team

Double Team

Directed by: Hark Tsui

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

Sexual Roulette

Sexual Roulette

Directed by: Gary Graver

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

Driftwood

Driftwood

Directed by: Ronan O'Leary

Starring: James Spader, Anne Brochet, Barry McGovern, Anna Massey

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Music charts

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Sport Games on March 22, 1997

Sport Games on March 22, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Dallas Mavericks : 75 - 72
  • Detroit Pistons - Chicago Bulls : 88 - 103
  • Golden State Warriors - Charlotte Hornets : 93 - 100
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Utah Jazz : 94 - 107
  • New York Knicks - Milwaukee Bucks : 79 - 80
See all Basketball game results of March 22, 1997

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Charleroi - Lokeren : 3 - 1
  • Genk - Anderlecht : 3 - 2
  • Germinal - Mechelen : 2 - 2
  • Lierse - Antwerp : 1 - 0
  • Molenbeek - Lommel : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of March 22, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - M'gladbach : 1 - 3
  • FC Koln - St Pauli : 0 - 1
  • Freiburg - Leverkusen : 1 - 2
  • Hamburg - Bochum : 2 - 2
  • Munich 1860 - Hansa Rostock : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of March 22, 1997

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Stuttgarter K - Zwickau : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of March 22, 1997

TV Series

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Shapes of the Invisible

Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

Bullyparade

Bullyparade

Directed by: Michael Herbig

Die Camper

Die Camper

Brass Eye

Brass Eye

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Forgotten Toys

The Forgotten Toys

Directed by: Graham Ralph

Days to next March 22

If March 22, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 5 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The List by Steve Martini

The List

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A bold and successful scheme to outwit the biggest players in publishing and film animates this novel by the bestselling author of The Judge--a suspenseful thriller in which the price of

The Gift Of Peace by Joseph Cardinal Bernardin

The Gift Of Peace

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Joseph Cardinal Bernardin's gentle leadership throughout his life of ministerial service had made him an internationally beloved figure, but the words he left behind about his final journey would change the

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

The Notebook

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Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

A Thin Dark Line by Tami Hoag

A Thin Dark Line

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Terror stalks the streets of Bayou Breaux, Louisiana. A suspected murderer is free on a technicality, and the cop accused of planting evidence against him is ordered off the case.

Evening Class by Maeve Binchy

Evening Class

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It was the quiet ones you had to watch. That's where the real passion was lurking.They came together at Mountainview College, a down-at-the-heels secondary school on the seamy side of Dublin,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts

Critical Depth

Critical Depth

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Car combat

Publisher: GT Interactive

Flesh Feast

Flesh Feast

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: SegaSoft

Extreme Assault

Extreme Assault

Platform: DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Blue Byte Software

Blast Corps

Blast Corps

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action, puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo


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