Saturday 14 September 1996
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Álvaro Mel .
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio.
In UK Ready Or Not by Fugees was in the top 5 hits.
Last Man Standing, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Executive Orders by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Roger and the Rottentrolls.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Diablo series or Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 September 1996 ?
- Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
- Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
- Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
- In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
- New York Met Todd Huntley sets record of 41 HRs by a catcher
- Tara Dawn Holland (Kansas), 23, crowned 70th Miss America 1997
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Donna Lewis - I Love You Always Forever
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- LL Cool J - Loungin'
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- R. Kelly - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
- Alanis Morissette - You Learn
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