Thursday 8 February 1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits.
Beautiful Girls, directed by Ted Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Rainmaker by John Grisham 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 8 February 1996 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
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- The massive Internet collaboration ''24 Hours in Cyberspace'' takes place.
- The U.S. Congress passes the Communications Decency Act.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop)
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- Joan Osborne - One Of Us
- LL Cool J - Hey Lover
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- Goo Goo Dolls - Name
- La Bouche - Be My Lover
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Deep Blue Something - Breakfast At Tiffany's
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