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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
directed by Paris Barclay
starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans
- Dead Man Walking
directed by Tim Robbins
starring: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky
- Twelve Monkeys
directed by Terry Gilliam
starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt
- Four Rooms
directed by Allison Anders
starring: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval
directed by Michael Mann
starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer
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Which were the important events of Friday, 05 January 1996 ?
- 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.
Famous People died
- 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.
: Tenor, dies at 63
: Palestinian Hamas member (Born 1966)
Jay Morris Arena
: inventor/pediatrician, dies at age 86.
: American writer, impresario, art connoisseur (Born 1907)
Joseph Daniel White
: singer/bandleader, dies at age 84.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1996 ?
What news were making the headlines those days in January 1996 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
by Rosamunde Pilcher
Against the backdrop of an elegant Cornwall mansion before World War II and a vast continent-spanning canvas during the turbulent war years, this involving story tells of an extraordinary young woman's [...]
A Cup Of Christmas Tea
by Warren Hanson
The story of a young man's reluctant visit to an elderly aunt at Christmastime, and the unexpected joy it brings. More than 1.5 [...]
The Small One
by Jesse Clay
Forced to sell his beloved donkey Small One, now old and weak, a young boy from Nazareth finds the perfect buyer in a man who is seeking a donkey to carry [...]
Morning, Noon, And Night
by Sidney Sheldon
A power revered by presidents and kings, a fortune unsurpassed by few people on earth: all that ended for Harry Stanford the day he mysteriously-and fatally-plunged from his luxury yacht into [...]
Tell the world why Friday, 5 January 1996 is such a special date for you!