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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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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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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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


Miracles happen every day! These 101 true stories of answered prayers and divine intervention show a higher power at work in our lives.These 101 true stories of healing, divine intervention, and answered prayers prove that miracles can happen to anyone at any time.

The Road Ahead by Bill Gates

The Road Ahead

by Bill Gates


This book is an autobiography, a cronology of what changed the 20th century - the Personal Computer, and then it continues with Gate's view of the future, the 21st century.

Miss America by Howard Stern

Miss America

by Howard Stern


The best-selling author of Private Parts presents his provocative, controversial, and outrageous views on life, love, politics, celebrities, sexual obsessions, and more. 750,000 first printing.

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Tell the world why Friday, 5 January 1996 is such a special date for you!