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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 Personal History by Katharine Graham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shapes of the Invisible. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Grand Theft Auto or Animaniacs Game Pack.
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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
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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. Foxy Brown Featuring Jay-Z - I'll Be
  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. Los Yonic's - No Me Cortes Las Alas
  10. Chayanne - Volver A Nacer


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

Personal History

By: Katharine Graham

Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for BiographyAn extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women, Personal History is, as its title suggests, a

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The Notebook

By: Nicholas Sparks

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.

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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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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 ?

Grand Theft Auto

Platform: MS-DOS; Microsoft Windows; PlayStation; Game Boy Color

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: NA ASC Games; EU Take-Two Interactive; UK BMG Interactive

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Beasts and Bumpkins

Beasts and Bumpkins

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy Simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Animaniacs Game Pack

Animaniacs Game Pack

Platform: PC

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive

Dynasty Warriors

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Koei

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Diddy Kong Racing

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Rare

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Home videos

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

The First Wives Club

Studio: Paramount

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The World's Greatest Athlete

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Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie

Studio: 20th Century Fox

Format: VHS release

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Warriors of Virtue

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release; part of the MGM/UA Family Treasures Collection

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release; part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection

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