Monday 6 May 1996
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey.
In UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits.
Twister, directed by Jan de Bont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Beast From the East by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 May 1996 ?
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
Famous Birthdays:06 May
- Leon Joseph Suenens: cardinal, dies at age 91.
- Joseph Stone: lawyer, dies at age 79.
- Geoffrey Hodges: bomb disposal expert, dies at age 87.
- Michael Gerzon: mathematician, dies at age 50.
- Geoffrey Dawes: physiologist, dies at age 78.
- Frank Hercules: Writer, dies at 85
- Alvaro Arzu aimed at ending 35 years of civil war
- Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Hartford CT on WCCC 106.9 FM
- The body of former CIA director William Colby is found washed up on a riverbank in southern Maryland, eight days after he disappeared.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
- Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Tha Crossroads
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Alanis Morissette - Ironic
- SWV - You're The One
- 1,2,3,4 (Sumptin' New) - Coolio
- Whitney Houston - Count On Me
- R. Kelly - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason
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