Thursday 5 December 1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton.
In UK Knockin' On Heaven's Door / Throw These Guns Away by Dunblane was in the top 5 hits.
Mars Attacks!, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Rules by Ellen Fein, Sherrie Schneider was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pop-Up Video.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cybersphere or Tetris Plus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 December 1996 ?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
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- Dreams & Nightmares, opens at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
- Players union approves new collective bargaining agreement
- Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan gives a speech in which he suggests that quotirrational exuberancequot may have quotunduly escalated asset valuesquot.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- BLACKstreet - No Diggity
- Keith Sweat - Nobody
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
- Merril Bainbridge - Mouth
- Ginuwine - Pony
- Barbra Streisand - I Finally Found Someone
- New Edition - I'm Still In Love With You
- No Mercy - Where Do You Go
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