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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 24, 1997?
- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
- 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.
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 24, 1997?
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Top #5 songs in the UK
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Sport Games on March 24, 1997
- Los Angeles Lakers - New Jersey Nets : 109 - 84
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Club Brugge - Aalst : 3 - 0
- Harelbeke - Gent : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Mainz - Kaiserslautern : 0 - 0
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Sp Gijon - Valencia : 2 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 24If 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.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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.