Thursday 11 April 1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion.
In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits.
James and the Giant Peach, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while In Contempt by Christopher Darden with Jess Walter 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 11 April 1996 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Jessica Dubroff: American pilot at the age of seven, aiming to be the youngest pilot to cross the U.S.
- Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet: advertising magnate, dies at age 89.
- Daniel Wolf: Journalist, dies at 80.
- Edwin Clarke: historian/neurologist, dies at age 76.
- Louis Osman: artist/goldsmith/craftsman, dies at age 82.
- King & I, premieres at Neil Simon Theater in NYC for 781 performances
- Detroit Red Wings become second NHL team to win 60 games in a season.
- King and I premieres at Neil Simon Theater in New York City for 781 performances.
- The Israeli government launches Operation Grapes of Wrath, consisting of massive attacks on Lebanon, in retaliation for prior terrorist attacks, and sparking off a violent series of retaliations.
- Qana Massacre: Over 100 Lebanese civilians are killed after Israel shells the UN compound in Qana.
- In reaction to the Qana Massacre, an Islamist group in Egypt open fire on a hotel, killing 18 Greek tourists and injuring 17 others.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Alanis Morissette - Ironic
- R. Kelly - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
- 1,2,3,4 (Sumptin' New) - Coolio
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- LL Cool J - Doin' It
- Gin Blossoms - Follow You Down
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