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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Magazine

 Playboy Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover

Magazine

 Sports Illustrated: no.11174
Sports Illustrated: no.11174

Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

Magazine

 Wired - January, 1996
Wired - January, 1996
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Books

The Christmas Box - Richard Paul Evans

The Christmas Box - Richard Paul Evans

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Books

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

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

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Books

The Road Ahead - Bill Gates

The Road Ahead - Bill Gates

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Books

Miss America - Howard Stern

Miss America - Howard Stern

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Old Journal Ads

Land Rover Range Rover Ad, Get to Flight On Time (1996)Land Rover Range Rover Ad, Get to Flight On Time (1996)
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Old Journal Ads

Parker Duofold Red Jasper Pen  Split by Hand (1996)Parker Duofold Red Jasper Pen Split by Hand (1996)
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Old Journal Ads

Ruger KMK-10, MK-678, KP-4, P-512, MK-4B + Gun (1996)Ruger KMK-10, MK-678, KP-4, P-512, MK-4B + Gun (1996)
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Tell the world why Friday, 5 January 1996 is such a special date for you!