Thursday 1 February 1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits.
From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Rainmaker by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 1 February 1996 ?
- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
- The start of Black History Month in the United States.
- Imbolc - the first day of Spring in Ireland (Irish Calendar), one of the eight solar holidays in the Wheel of the Year.
- St. Veridiana
- Rahart Adams: TV Actor.
- Roma Acorn: Pop Singer.
- SGCBarbierian : YouTube Star.
- Rhaea Estelle: YouTube Star.
- Dionne Bromfield: Soul Singer.
- Clive Burton: neuropathologist, dies at age 54.
- The Communications Decency Act is passed by the U.S. Congress.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- Joan Osborne - One Of Us
- Goo Goo Dolls - Name
- Deep Blue Something - Breakfast At Tiffany's
- La Bouche - Be My Lover
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop)
- LL Cool J - Hey Lover
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life
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