Tuesday 8 October 1996
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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.
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Which were the important events of 8 October 1996 ?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Kylee Russell: American actress.
- Sara Tormo: Spanish tennis player.
- Sara Takanashi: Japanese ski jumper.
- Harold Watkins Shaw: Musicologist, dies at 85.
- Joseph Roy George Ralston: Pilot, dies at 81.
- Susan Gautier TV producer-Smith: Dies at 33.
- William Prince: Actor (Ken Baxter-Another World), dies at 83.
- Geoffrey Finsberg: British politician, a Member of Parliament returned at General Election 6/11/1987.
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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
- No Mercy - Where Do You Go
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- LL Cool J - Loungin'
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- AZ Yet - Last Night
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