Friday 9 February 1996
It was Friday, 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.
Happy Gilmore, directed by Dennis Dugan, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 9 February 1996 ?
- Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
- Saint Ansbert of Rouen
- Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
Famous Birthdays:09 February
- Barry Troyna: teacher/educational sociologist, dies at age 44.
- Charles Henry "Harry" Urwin: trade unionist, dies at age 80.
- Neil Franklin: soccer star, dies at age 74.
- Alistair Cameron Crombie: historian of science, dies at age 80.
- Gerald Savory: Actor playwright / TV producer (3 Weeks), dies at 86.
- WYNY-FM in NYC changes calls to WKTU-FM
- The Provisional Irish Republican Army declares the end to its 18 month ceasefire and explodes a large bomb in London's Canary Wharf.
- The element Copernicium is discovered.
- Chess computer ampquotDeep Blueampquot defeats world chess champion Garry Kasparov for the first time.
- Bosnian Serbs break off contact with the Bosnian government and with representatives of Ifor, the NATO localised force, in reaction to the arrest of several Bosnian Serb war criminals.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- Joan Osborne - One Of Us
- Goo Goo Dolls - Name
- Deep Blue Something - Breakfast At Tiffany's
- La Bouche - Be My Lover
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop)
- LL Cool J - Hey Lover
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 9 February 1996 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?