Thursday 12 December 1996
It was Thursday, 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 12 December 1996 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Morgan Eastwood: American noted family, the daughter of Clint Eastwood, 66, and his second wife, Dina Ruiz, 31, a healthy 8 lb 4 oz, born by a natural delivery.
- Jack Perry: Businessman, dies at 81.
- Vance Oakley Packard: Writer (Hidden Perseuders), dies at 82.
- Gerald Ian Lacey: architect/town planner, dies at age 70.
- Michael Geoffrey Corcos: medical researcher, dies at age 77.
- Jean-Pierre Guerlain: French perfumer, who died on 12 December 1996.
- Vance Packard: American writer, a journalist, magazine staff member and author who was often ahead of scientists in his analysis of trends and future social movements. After an apprenticeship as a magazine staff member, he made his first impact in 1957 with his book "The Hidden Persuaders." The book described the way in which people are manipulated by marketing techniques to buy, believe, and even how to vote.
- Marlins sign their 6th free-agent since November 22, Moises Alou
- Uday Hussein is seriously injured in an assassination attempt.
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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