What Happened on March 9, 1997

Historical Events

  • 38th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Georgia, 95-68
  • 44th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: #5 North Carolina beats NC State, 64-54

Famous Deaths

  • Terry Nation, British screenwriter (Dr Who; Blake 7), and novelist, dies from emphysema at 66
  • The Notorious B.I.G. [Christopher Wallace], American rapper (Life After Death), shot dead in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles at 24
1997 Highlights

About March 9, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Wannabe - Spice Girls
  • UK #1 Song: Mama/Who Do You Think You Are - Spice Girls