It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in January 1996 ?
- Independence Day
directed by Roland Emmerich
starring: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum
directed by Danny Boyle
starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller
- The Rock
directed by Michael Bay
starring: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris
directed by Joel Coen
starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi
- Romeo + Juliet
directed by Baz Luhrmann
starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo
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
Jay Morris Arena
- Miami Dolphin coach Don Shula announces his retirement
- Muralitharan no-balled for throwing in ODI vs. WI at the Gabba
: Inventor / pediatrician, dies at 86
Joseph Daniel White
: Singer / bandleader, dies at 84
: Ballet administrator, dies at 88
: Tenor, dies at 63
The Christmas Box - Richard Paul Evans
Chicken Soup for the Soul - Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen
The Road Ahead - Bill Gates
Miss America - Howard Stern
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1996 ?
Esquire Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover
Wired - January, 1996
Sports Illustrated: no.11174
Coca-Cola Diet Caffeine Free Coke Times (1996)
State Farm Insurance Assignments take a Year (1996)
Sauza Tequila Bulldog Photo Life is Harsh Lick (1996)
Tell the world why Friday, 5 January 1996 is such a special date for you!