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Wednesday 26 March 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Crash, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Airframe by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zoo TV: The Television Series. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CART World Series or Dark Rift.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Spader, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas

Country: United States

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Liar Liar

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper

Country: United States

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Donnie Brasco

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

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Lost Highway

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius

Country: United States

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Chasing Amy

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Brass Eye

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Bingo & Molly

Written by: Tom Broadbridge, Alice Donenfeld, Robin Goodrow, Parker Page

Starring: Robin Goodrow, Frank Italiano, Larissa Matheson, Rachel More

Country: United States

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Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Really Wild Animals

Starring: Dudley Moore, Billy West

Country: United States

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Pop-Up Video

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 March 1997 ?

  • Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
  • Saint Ludger
  • Saint Larissa
  • Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
  • Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 26 March
Famous Deaths:
  • Marshall Applewhite: American cult leader who led 39 members of "Heaven's Gate" to their death by suicide on 3/27/97.
  • Annie, opens at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
  • NHL announce Mighty Ducks and Vancouver Canucks to open 1998 in Japan.
  • In San Diego, California, 39 Heaven's Gate cultists commit mass suicide at their compound.

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Sport Games on 26 March 1997

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Washington Bullets : 92 - 105
  • Dallas Mavericks - Indiana Pacers : 80 - 104
  • Detroit Pistons - New York Knicks : 94 - 105
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Los Angeles Lakers : 84 - 106
See all Basketball game results of 26 March 1997
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Beauvais - Epinal : 2 - 0
  • Charleville - St Brieuc : 1 - 0
  • Laval - Chateauroux : 0 - 0
  • Lorient - Martigues : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 March 1997
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Paris SG : 2 - 1
  • Bastia - Cannes : 1 - 0
  • Le Havre - Guingamp : 0 - 1
  • Marseille - Nancy : 4 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 March 1997
Ethniki Katigoria
Football (Greece)
  • AEK - Aris : 5 - 1
  • Apollon - OFI : 0 - 0
  • Athinaikos - Kastoria : 3 - 0
  • Edessaikos - Xanthi : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 March 1997

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 1997?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Does Heaven Exist? -- Mar. 24, 1997
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9579
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.371


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop.”—People

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Evening Class

By: Maeve Binchy

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,

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Small Town Girl

By: LaVyrle Spencer

In one of her most unforgettable novels, New York Times bestselling author LaVyrle Spencer chronicles the passionate awakening of a country music star who embraced fame but fled from love. Eighteen

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Journey Into Darkness

By: John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

CART World Series

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: SCEA

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Africa Trail

Platform: Mac OS, Windows

Genre: Adventure, Educational, Simulation, Sports

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Dark Rift

Platform: Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Vic Tokai

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Forbes Corporate Warrior

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Byron Preiss Multimedia

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Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis SCEE

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