Monday March 24, 1997

US date format: 3/24/1997, UK date format: 24/3/1997

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 24, 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 Ethan Atwood and Sasha Alsberg. 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 Castle, directed by Rob Sitch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Gift Of Peace by Joseph Cardinal Bernardin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shapes of the Invisible. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gloom 3 or Diddy Kong Racing.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World Tuberculosis Day.
  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)

Events

  • 69th Academy Awards: The English Patient, Tom Cruise and Frances McDormand win.
  • Roberto Sanchez Vilella, the second democratically elected Governor of Puerto Rico, dies at age 84.
  • In San Diego, California, 39 Heaven's Gate cultists commit mass suicide at their compound.
  • Julius Chan resigns as prime minister of Papua New Guinea, ending the Sandline affair.
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Movies

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The Castle

The Castle

Directed by: Rob Sitch

Starring: Michael Caton, Anne Tenney, Stephen Curry, Anthony Simcoe

Grosse Pointe Blank

Grosse Pointe Blank

Directed by: George Armitage

Starring: John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd, Joan Cusack

Country: United States of America

Paradise Road

Paradise Road

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Glenn Close, Frances McDormand, Pauline Collins, Cate Blanchett

Twin Town

Twin Town

Directed by: Kevin Allen

Starring: Llyr Ifans, Rhys Ifans, Dorien Thomas, Dougray Scott

Grind

Grind

Directed by: Chris Kentis

Starring: Billy Crudup, Adrienne Shelly, Paul Schulze, Frank Vincent

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Music charts

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Sport Games on March 24, 1997

Sport Games on March 24, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Los Angeles Lakers - New Jersey Nets : 109 - 84
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Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Aalst : 3 - 0
  • Harelbeke - Gent : 1 - 1
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Mainz - Kaiserslautern : 0 - 0
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La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Sp Gijon - Valencia : 2 - 1
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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 24

If March 24, 1997 is your birthday you're 23 years, 6 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

Conversations With God by Neale Donald Walsch

Conversations With God

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Conversations with God Book 1 began a series that has been changing millions of lives for more than ten years. Finally, the bestselling series is now a movie, starring Henry Czerny

Murder In Brentwood by Mark Fuhrman

Murder In Brentwood

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People know Mark Fuhrman as the most pivotal witness of the O.J. Simpson trial. Now, readers can meet the real Mark Fuhrman, as he sets the record straight on the infamous

Journey Into Darkness by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

Journey Into Darkness

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The FBI Special Agent and author of Mindhunter chronicles his work in behavioral profiling, explaining how he was able to get into the minds of killers and outlining such

The Partner by John Grisham

The Partner

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Oddworld

Oddworld

Platform: PlayStation, MS-DOS, Windows, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Xbox, Xbox 360, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, Xbox One, OS X, Linux, iOS, Andro

Genre: Platform, action-adventure

Publisher: GT Interactive Software Microsoft Game Studios Electronic Arts

Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance

Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance

Platform: DOS and Windows 95

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Excalibur 2555 AD

Excalibur 2555 AD

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sir-Tech

Gloom 3

Gloom 3

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Guildhall

Diddy Kong Racing

Diddy Kong Racing

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Rare

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 24, 1997?

On March 24, 1997 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is March 24, 1997?

On March 24, 1997 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on March 24, 1997?

On March 24, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 24, 1997?

On March 24, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 24, 1997?

On March 24, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 24, 1997?

On March 24, 1997 several famous people were born including, Ethan Atwood, Sasha Alsberg, Meghan Hughes.

Which famous people died on March 24, 1997?

Famous people died on March 24, 1997 include, Harold Melvin, Martin Caidin.

What was the number one song in March 24, 1997?

The number one song in the week of March 24, 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 24, 1997?

The top hits on March 24, 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.


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