March 9th, 1997

March 9th, 1997, fell on a Sunday. It was day 68 of 1997. The decade was the 1990s.

23 years, 5 months and 4 days have passed since March 9th, 1997.


On This Date

Events that occurred on March 9th, 1997:

  • Rapper The Notorious B.I.G. is shot and killed in Los Angeles.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 9th, 1997:

  • United States: Wannabe - Spice Girls
  • United Kingdom: Don't Speak - No Doubt

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Private Parts" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is March 9th, 1997 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer.

In America, the song Wannabe by Spice Girls is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Don't Speak by No Doubt is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Private Parts is at the top of the Box Office.

It's 1997, so radio stations are being dominated by the likes of Toni Braxton, the Spice Girls, Puff Daddy, No Doubt, Hanson and Elton John. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Martin", "The Nanny", "Ellen" and "The Secret World of Alex Mack". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Quake", "Fade to Black", "Crash Bandicoot" and "Diablo".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Home Improvement", "All That", "Pinky and the Brain" and "Brotherly Love". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Super Soaker (water gun)", "Littlest Pet Shop", "PlayStation (PS1)" and "Tickle Me Elmo".


News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on March 9th, 1997.

  • Titanic

    "Titanic" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1997.

  • Teri Hatcher

    American actress Teri Hatcher is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 1997.

  • 1997 in movies.

    Movies released in 1997 included Titanic, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Men in Black, Tomorrow Never Dies, Air Force One, Liar Liar, As Good as It Gets, The Fifth Element, The Full Monty, Starship Troopers, Good Will Hunting and Alien: Resurrection.

  • Late 1990s Fashion

    Popular clothing items included pleather pants, high-waisted miniskirts and halter tops. Metallic clothing became more common. Cargo pants and other military-inspired clothing also started to become more popular. Preppy looks became widespread amongst young men, as brands such as Old Navy and Abercrombie & Fitch became more and more favoured. The rave scene also inspired the comeback of more colours.

  • Andrew Grove

    Chairman and CEO of Intel, Andrew Grove, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1997.

  • 1997 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1997 included Spice Girls, Jewel, Puff Daddy, Monica, Mark Morrison, Hanson, Meredith Brooks, Backstreet Boys, LeAnn Rimes, Usher, Elton John and Boyz II Men.

  • Shawn Colvin - "Sunny Came Home"

    "Sunny Came Home" by Shawn Colvin would go on to win a Grammy for 1997's Record of the Year.

  • Biggie Smalls is shot dead.

    On the 9th of March, 1997, rap star "The Notorious B.I.G." was shot dead after leaving the 11th Annual Soul Train Music Awards in Los Angeles, California.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 23 years, 5 months and 4 days have passed since March 9th, 1997.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 1997.
  • Leap Year: 1997 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 9th, 1997, will be 23 years of age.
  • People born in 1997 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 857865600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 9th, 1997:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 9th, 1997, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1997 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 9th, 1997 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • King of the Hill - Animated series about a family living in Texas.
  • Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - TV show about a high school student with magical powers.
  • Clueless - TV show about a group of friends that live in the posh neighborhood of Beverly Hills.
  • Everybody Loves Raymond - TV show about a sports write called Raymond Barone.
  • 7th Heaven - Family drama series.
  • Kenan & Kel - Nickelodeon TV show about two friends called Kenan and Kel.
  • 3rd Rock from the Sun - Show about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth.
  • JAG - TV series about the military's Judge Advocate General division.
  • Brotherly Love - TV series about three siblings whose father died.
  • Pinky and the Brain - Animated series about a pair of genetically enhanced laboratory mice.
  • Xena: Warrior Princess - TV series about a warrior princess who travels around fighting bad guys.
  • Father Ted - Irish comedy TV series about a group of Catholic priests.

1997 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1997.

"Daria" - "Hey Arnold!" - "Arthur" - "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" - "Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm" - "Blue's Clues" - "7th Heaven" - "Kenan & Kel" - "Moesha" - "Goosebumps" - "Brotherly Love" - "Hang Time" - "Pinky and the Brain" - "In the House" - "Dexter's Laboratory" - "Aaahh!!! Real Monsters" - "The Secret World of Alex Mack" - "Friends" - "The Magic School Bus" - "Sweet Valley High" - "All That" - "Sister, Sister" - "Weird Science" - "The Nanny" - "Tales from the Cryptkeeper" - "Animaniacs" - "Bill Nye the Science Guy" - "Living Single" - "X-Men: The Animated Series" - "Home Improvement" - "Doug" - "Rugrats" - "Beverly Hills, 90210" - "The Simpsons" - "Roseanne" - "Married... with Children"


1997 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1997:

  • The Pokémon Trading Card Game
  • Bop It
  • Nintendo 64
  • Tickle Me Elmo
  • Tamagotchi
  • PlayStation (PS1)
  • Littlest Pet Shop
  • Super Soaker (water gun)
  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • Jenga
  • Sylvanian Families

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 9th of March:


Weather

Weather information for March 9th, 1997:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 24.2 degrees Fahrenheit. -4.33 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 3.56cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.11 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on March 9th, 1997.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 9th, 1997 was probably conceived around the 30th of May, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 9th, 1997 is the 17th of December, 1997. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Diablo - Action role-playing game.
  • Command & Conquer: Red Alert - RTS game.
  • Tomb Raider - Action adventure game starring Lara Croft.
  • Crash Bandicoot - Platform video game that was developed by Naughty Dog.
  • Die Hard Trilogy - Game based on the Die Hard movie series.
  • Fade to Black - Action-adventure game.
  • Quake - A first-person-shooter game.
  • Resident Evil - Zombie horror survival game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 9th, 1997.

  • 8,559 days have passed since this date.
  • 739,494,000 seconds have passed since the March 9th, 1997.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 862,743,000 times.
  • Since March 9th, 1997, earth has travelled approximately 381,578,904,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 123,249,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 63,596,484 steps. That's about 28,265 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,873,928 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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