What Happened on March 21, 1997

Historical Events


Film "Selena" is released based on the life of singer Selena Quintanilla-PĂ©rez, starring Jennifer Lopez in her breakthrough role, directed by Gregory Nava

  • Ice Dance Championship in Lausanne, Switzerland won by Oksana Grishuk & Evgeny Platov (Rus)

Famous Deaths

  • Wilbert Awdry, English Anglican cleric and children's writer (Thomas the Tank Engine), dies at 85

About March 21, 1997

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Nobody Hold Me Down - Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase)
  • UK #1 Song: Mama/Who Do You Think You Are - Spice Girls