Sunday 6 October 1996
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rachel Leary .
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio.
In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits.
Underground, directed by Emir Kusturica, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Make the Connection by Bob Greene, Oprah Winfre was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Assault Rigs or Marvel vs. Capcom.
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- Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
- Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
- U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
- Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
- Bob Dole and President Bill Clinton meet in their 1st debate
- Caroline Pierce wins JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
- Lois and Clark (fictional characters) wed
- New York Jet Nick Lowrey ties Jan Stenerud with 373 NFL field goals
- The government of New Zealand agrees to pay $130 million dollars worth of compensation for the loss of land suffered by the Māori population between the years of 1844 and 1864.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Donna Lewis - I Love You Always Forever
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- No Mercy - Where Do You Go
- LL Cool J - Loungin'
- 2 Pac - How Do U Want It
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
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