Sunday 3 March 1996
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits.
The Birdcage, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Primary Colors by Anonymous (aka Joe Klein) was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 3 March 1996 ?
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day
- Bulgaria - Liberation Day.
- Malawi - Martyr's Day.
- Hinamatsuri - Japanese celebration day for girls.
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 03 March
- Leo Malet: Writer, dies at 86.
- Ludwig Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord: Journalist, dies at 76.
- Lyle Talbot [Henderson]: Actor (Plan 9 From Outer Space), dies at 76.
- John Joseph Krol: cardinal, dies at age 95.
- Meyer Schapiro: art historian, dies at age 91.
- 26th Easter Seal Telethon
- Auckland beat Wellington by 9 wickets to win Shell Trophy Final.
- José María Aznar, leader of the Popular Party, is elected prime minister of Spain, replacing Felipe González.
- March 4 ampndash Two more suicide bombs explode in Israel, killing 32. The Yahya Ayyash Units admit responsibility, and Palestinian president Yasser Arafat condemns the killings in a televised address. Israel warns of retaliation.
- Mesut Yılmaz, of ANAP forms the new government of Turkey (53rd government)
- A boat carrying market traders capsizes outside Freetown harbour, in Sierra Leone, killing at least 86.
- Chechen rebels attack the Russian government headquarters in Grozny 70 Russian soldiers and policemen and 130 Chechen fighters are killed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- La Bouche - Be My Lover
- George Michael - Jesus To A Child
- Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop)
- Joan Osborne - One Of Us
- Gin Blossoms - Follow You Down
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