Sunday 12 May 1996
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey.
In UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits.
Twister, directed by Jan de Bont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Beast From the East by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Buzzkill.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Earthsiege 2 or Fragile Allegiance.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 May 1996 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
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- Inherit the Wind closes at Royale Theater NYC after 45 performances
- Night of the Iguana closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 68 performances
- Yankees losing 8-0 to Chicago White Sox, come back to win 9-8
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
- Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Tha Crossroads
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Alanis Morissette - Ironic
- SWV - You're The One
- 1,2,3,4 (Sumptin' New) - Coolio
- Whitney Houston - Count On Me
- R. Kelly - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason
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