Tuesday 16 July 1996
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Adele Peer and Keaton Stromberg.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to How Do U Want It by 2 Pac.
In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits.
The Frighteners, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Green Mile, Part 4: The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Daily Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eressea or Tomb Raider.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 July 1996 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Adele Peer: American model, singer, Broadway actress, and charity runner.
- Keaton Stromberg: Pop Singer.
- Luke Hemmings: Pop Singer.
- Daniel Pearson: TV Actor.
- An outbreak of E. coli food poisoning in Japan reaches 6,000 fatalities, after a group of school children who have eaten contaminated lunches die.
- Community of Portuguese Language Countries (Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa) constituted.
- Paris and Rome-bound TWA Flight 800 (Boeing 747) explodes off the coast of Long Island, New York, killing all 230 on board.
- Joe Klein admits that he is ampquotAnonymousampquot, the author of Primary Colors.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- 2 Pac - How Do U Want It
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Tha Crossroads
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- R. Kelly - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
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