Wednesday 11 December 1996
It was Wednesday, 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.
Scream, directed by Wes Craven, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 December 1996 ?
- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
- R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)
Famous Birthdays:11 December
- W G G Duncan-Smith: fighter pilot, dies at age 82.
- William George Rushton: English actor (TW3)/author/cartoonist, dies at age 59 (born 1937).
- Herbert Sally Frankel: economist, dies at age 93.
- Willie Rushton: English cartoonist and magazine publisher (Born 1937).
- Robert Bromston Thesiger Daniell: Soldier, dies at 95.
- Tung Chee Hwa is appointed to become the new leader of Hong Kong after it reverts to Chinese rule in 1997.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- New Edition - I'm Still In Love With You
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- BLACKstreet - No Diggity
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
- Keith Sweat - Nobody
- Merril Bainbridge - Mouth
- No Mercy - Where Do You Go
- Ginuwine - Pony
- Barbra Streisand - I Finally Found Someone
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