Friday 2 August 1996
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio.
In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits.
Matilda, directed by Danny DeVito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Cause of Death by Patricia Cornwell 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 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 2 August 1996 ?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- 2 Pac - How Do U Want It
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- LL Cool J - Loungin'
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- R. Kelly - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
- Alanis Morissette - You Learn
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 2 August 1996 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?