Saturday 10 August 1996
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jacob Latimore .
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio.
In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits.
Tin Cup, directed by Ron Shelton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while How to Kill a Monster by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Leaving Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Robotron: 2084 or Fight for Life.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 August 1996 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Bob Dole picks Jack Kemp as his Republican VP running mate
- Dare and Go ends Cigars record tying victory streak at 16
- Parlisha Williams (Louisiana) crowned Ms Black USA Metroplex
- Yanks lose ending 3rd best home series victory streak at 24
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- 2 Pac - How Do U Want It
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- R. Kelly - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- Alanis Morissette - You Learn
- LL Cool J - Loungin'
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