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Wednesday 26 March 1997

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 26, 1997). 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. The Castle, directed by Rob Sitch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while The Kiss by Kathryn Harrison was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shapes of the Invisible. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Thinkers! or Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror.
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What the sky looked like on 26 March 1997

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

The Castle

Directed by: Rob Sitch

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

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Grosse Pointe Blank

Directed by: George Armitage

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

Country: United States

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Paradise Road

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

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

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Twin Town

Directed by: Kevin Allen

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

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Directed by: Chris Kentis

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

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TV Series

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

Shapes of the Invisible

Directed by: Pierre Oscar Levy

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Directed by: Michael Herbig

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Die Camper

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Die Rettungsflieger

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Brass Eye

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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
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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
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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

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 26, 1997 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1997 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Can't Nobody Hold Me Down - Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase)
  2. Dru Hill - In My Bed
  3. 702 - Get It Together
  4. For You I Will (From "Space Jam") - Monica
  5. I'll Be - Foxy Brown Featuring Jay-Z
  6. Big Daddy - Hev-D
  7. Montell Jordan - What's On Tonight
  8. Erykah Badu - On & On
  9. Babyface - Every Time I Close My Eyes
  10. 112 - Cupid
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Enamorado Por Primera Vez - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Ya Me Voy Para Siempre - Los Temerarios
  3. Quien Pierde Mas - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  4. Juguete - Limite
  5. Piensa En Mi - Grupo Mojado
  6. Mi Sangre Prisionera - Los Tigres del Norte
  7. Volveras - Ricky Martin
  8. Que Tu Te Vas - Luis Miguel
  9. No Me Cortes Las Alas - Los Yonic's
  10. Chayanne - Volver A Nacer
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. No Doubt - Don't Speak
  2. Mama / Who Do You Think You Are? - The Spice Girls
  3. Sash! - Encore Une Fois
  4. Alone - The Bee Gees
  5. No Mercy - Where Do You Go


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

The Kiss

By: Kathryn Harrison

In this acclaimed and groundbreaking memoir, Kathryn Harrison transforms into a work of art the darkest passage imaginable in a young woman’s life: an obsessive love affair between father and daughter

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The Deep End of the Ocean

By: Jacquelyn Mitchard

"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times The first book ever chosen by Oprah's Book ClubFew first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical ...

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Total Control

By: David Baldacci

Total Heat Sidney Archer has the world. A husband she loves. A job at which she excels and a cherished young daughter.

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The Partner

By: John Grisham

#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.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Croc: Legend of the Gobbos

Croc: Legend of the Gobbos

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Color

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP MediaQuest

Dragon Ball GT: Final Bout Dragon Ball: Final Bout

Dragon Ball GT: Final Bout Dragon Ball: Final Bout

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: NA Atari (reprint)

Bushido Blade

Bushido Blade

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Square; NA SCEA; PAL SCEE

Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror

Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation OS X (Remastered) iOS (Remastered) Android (Remastered)

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror Microsoft Windows Virgin Interactive PlayStation EU SCEE NA Crave Entertainment Remastered Microsoft Windows & OS X Kalypso Media iOS & Android Revolution Software;

Big Thinkers!

Big Thinkers!

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Steam

Genre: Adventure, Edutainment

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?


Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Set It Off

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS release

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Private Parts

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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Herbie Goes Bananas

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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

Format: VHS release

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