Friday 13 December 1996
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Emily Glazer .
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.
On TV people were watching Pop-Up Video.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dinosaur Safari or X-Men: Mojo World.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 December 1996 ?
- Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
- Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
- In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
- Malta - Republic Day (since 1974)
- St. Lucia's Day in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
- Free agent Roger Clemens signs with Toronto Blue Jays.
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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