Monday 9 December 1996
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton.
Mars Attacks!, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 9 December 1996 ?
- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
- Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
- Tanzania - Independence Day (of Tanganyika from Britain, 1961)
Famous Birthdays:09 December
- Alain Emile Louis Marie Poher: French President of European Parliament (1966-69), dies at age 87.
- Mary Douglas Nichol Leakey: archaeologist/anthropologist, dies at age 83.
- Ivor Roberts-Jones: sculptor, dies at age 83.
- Patty Donahue: American singer (The Waitresses) (Born 1956).
- Alain Poher: French politician, speaker of the French Senate for 24 years and twice the country's interim president.
- Jerry Rawlings is reelected president of Ghana.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- BLACKstreet - No Diggity
- Keith Sweat - Nobody
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- Merril Bainbridge - Mouth
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
- Ginuwine - Pony
- Barbra Streisand - I Finally Found Someone
- New Edition - I'm Still In Love With You
- No Mercy - Where Do You Go
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