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Yeah, pretty common. I did that when I was training in an old Cessna 150.
While doing slow flight exercises I noticed the cars on the highway were passing me, then wind picked up a bit and we registered 0 MPH ground speed on the GPS, then for a short while we did -4 MPH, effectively moving backwards. It was fun.
 
Same as Alex. I live somewhere windy and "go backwards" was a regular thing in slow flight. New pilots often slowed so much for landing they stopped approaching the runway and we joked "someone's gonna have to go tow him in!"

 

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Usually you want to apply rudder and opposite aileron to line the wheels up with the runway. You land upwind mains, downwind mains, and finally nosegear.