What Happened on March 22, 1997

Historical Events

Musical Finale

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black and Christopher Hampton's musical "Sunset Boulevard", based on the film, and starring Glenn Close closes at Minskoff, NYC, after 977 performances and 7 Tony Awards

  • Comet Hale-Bopp Closest Approach to Earth (1.315 AU)
  • Ladies' Figure Skating Championship in Lausanne won by Tara Lipinski (USA)
1997 History

About March 22, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 6 months and 5 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