What Happened on March 4, 1997

Historical Events

  • Brazil Senate allows women to wear slacks
  • Comet Hale-Bopp directly above the Sun (1.04 AU)

Event of Interest

US President Clinton bans federally funded human cloning research

  • Zeya Start-1 launched (Russia)
1997 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Matisse Thybulle, American-Australian NBA player (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Scottsdale, Arizona
Born in 1997

Famous Deaths

  • Carey Loftin, American actor (Duel, The French Connection), dies at 83
  • Robert H. Dicke, American physicist (b. 1916)

About March 4, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Wannabe - Spice Girls
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Speak - No Doubt