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 ?
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
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
In a study complete with CD-ROM, the founder of Microsoft presents his vision for the future in which he sees the digital technologies of the coming years changing the way we buy, work, learn, and communicate.
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.
Sprint Telephone w/ Hank Kashiwa (1996)
Barbie Holiday Portrait of Taffeta Barbie (1996)
Mask of Death (1996)
Tell the world why Friday, 5 January 1996 is such a special date for you!