March 23rd, 1997

March 23rd, 1997, fell on a Sunday. It was day 82 of 1997. The decade was the 1990s.

23 years, 8 months and 4 days have passed since March 23rd, 1997.


On This Date

Events that occurred on March 23rd, 1997:

  • WrestleMania 13: The Undertaker defeats Sycho Sid in a "no disqualification match" at the Rosemont Horizon in Rosemont, Illinois.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 23rd, 1997:

  • United States: Can't Nobody Hold Me Down - Puff Daddy
  • United Kingdom: Mama / Who Do We Think We Are - Spice Girls

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Return of the Jedi SE" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is March 23rd, 1997 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer. In America, the song Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Mama / Who Do We Think We Are by Spice Girls is the number one hit song.

Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Return of the Jedi SE is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. 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 "Last of the Summer Wine", "Seinfeld", "Boy Meets World" and "Everybody Loves Raymond". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Quake", "Fade to Black", "Die Hard Trilogy" and "Tomb Raider". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Living Single", "Sister, Sister", "All That" and "Blue's Clues".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Littlest Pet Shop", "PlayStation (PS1)", "Nintendo 64" and "The Pokémon Trading Card Game".


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 23rd, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 23 years, 8 months and 4 days have passed since March 23rd, 1997.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 12 of 1997.
  • Leap Year: 1997 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 23rd, 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 859075200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 23rd, 1997:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 23rd, 1997, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1997 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 23rd, 1997 falls under the Falcon.
  • 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.

  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar.
  • 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.

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 23rd of March:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of March:

  • Pakistan Day

Weather

Weather information for March 23rd, 1997:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.3 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a windy day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 23.7 degrees Fahrenheit. -4.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.83 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President

Who was the US President on March 23rd, 1997?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 23rd, 1997?

  • John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 23rd, 1997 was probably conceived around the 13th of June, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 23rd, 1997 is the 31st of December, 1997. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Castlevania: Symphony of the Night - Release by Konami in 1997.
  • 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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 23rd, 1997.

  • 8,650 days have passed since this date.
  • 747,360,000 seconds have passed since the March 23rd, 1997.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 871,920,000 times.
  • Since March 23rd, 1997, earth has travelled approximately 385,637,760,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 124,560,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 64,272,960 steps. That's about 28,566 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,968,320 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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