Saturday 16 March 1996
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits.
The Birdcage, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Primary Colors by Anonymous (aka Joe Klein) 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 16 March 1996 ?
- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
- Saint Benedicta (+1260)
- Saint Agapitus
- The first day of the Bacchanalia in ancient Rome
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 16 March
- Mike Tyson knocks out Frank Bruno in second round.
- Robert Mugabe is reelected president of Zimbabwe, although only 32 percent of the electorate actually voted.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- R. Kelly - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Joan Osborne - One Of Us
- La Bouche - Be My Lover
- Gin Blossoms - Follow You Down
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
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