It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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Wish him/her happy birthday or anniversary

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Friday, 05 January 1996 ?


Holidays
  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.

Facts
  • Miami Dolphins' coach Don Shula announces his retirement.
  • Muralitharan no-balled for throwing in ODI versus West Indies at the Gabba.
  • Hamas bombmaker Yahya Ayyash is killed by an Israeli-planted booby-trapped cell phone.

Famous People died
Richard Versaille: Tenor, dies at 63
Yahya Ayyash: Palestinian Hamas member (Born 1966)
Jay Morris Arena: inventor/pediatrician, dies at age 86.
Lincoln Kirstein: American writer, impresario, art connoisseur (Born 1907)
Joseph Daniel White: singer/bandleader, dies at age 84.
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Music Charts

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Make this date unforgettable

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Cards and funny ecards to celebrate special dates

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1996 ?

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans

The Christmas Box

by Richard Paul Evans


Since The Christmas Box was first published, more than eight million people around the world have been touched by its magic. It is a holiday classic that is as beloved in our time as A Christmas Carol was in Dickens’s.

Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

Chicken Soup for the Soul

by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen


1.  This is the first time that Chicken Soup has published separate books for younger teens and older teens, allowing more focus on issues specific to each age group.2. 

The Road Ahead by Bill Gates

The Road Ahead

by Bill Gates


Its in a very good condition. I won't call it absolutely new because it's not but you can mistake it for one.

Miss America by Howard Stern

Miss America

by Howard Stern


Shock-jock radio host Howard Stern (Private Parts) shares his own offbeat, outrageous views and offensive observations on life, the world, modern American society—and more—in the massive #1 New York Times bestseller Miss America.

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Old Journal Ads

Canon LBP 360PS Laser Beam Printer  Blackbuck (1996)Canon LBP 360PS Laser Beam Printer Blackbuck (1996)
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Canon FPA-3000EX3  Black Spider Monkey (1996)Canon FPA-3000EX3 Black Spider Monkey (1996)
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Lorus Mickey Mouse Watch 4 Photo (1996)Lorus Mickey Mouse Watch 4 Photo (1996)
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