Saturday 6 April 1996
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Miranda May and Summer Reign.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion.
In UK Firestarter by The Prodigy was in the top 5 hits.
James and the Giant Peach, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Egg Monsters From Mars by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Profit.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Afterlife or Championship Manager 96/97.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 April 1996 ?
- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
- Saint Balderik
- Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (d.413)
- St. Sixtus
- Saint Wineboud
- Blessed Notker
- The start of the tax year in the United Kingdom (arising from the 11 day correction to March 25 at the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752).
Famous Birthdays:06 April
- Greer Garson: Anglo-American actress who was very popular during the Second World War, being listed by the Motion Picture Herald as one of America's top-ten box office draws from 1942 to 1946.
- Albert Belle shows off his arm by hitting Sports Illustrated photographer Tony Tomsic in the hand prior to a game
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- R. Kelly - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Alanis Morissette - Ironic
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- 1,2,3,4 (Sumptin' New) - Coolio
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