Tuesday 17 December 1996
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 Rules by Ellen Fein, Sherrie Schneider was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1996 ?
- Tyson Clark: YouNow Star.
- Benny Emmanuel: TV Actor.
- Matthew Solomon: American noted family, the son of skater Nancy Kerrigan and her agent-husband, Jerry Solomon.
- Michael Saunders: barrister, dies at age 22.
- Ruby Murray: English singer and actress (d. 1996).
- Francesco Siciliani: opera administrator, dies at age 85.
- Elizabeth Hill: teacher of Slavonic languages, dies at age 96.
- Stanko Todorov: Prime Minister of Bulgaria (1971-81), dies.
- Irving Caesar: American songwriter and composer (d. 1996)
- At the Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the "Option Red" supercomputer is started up, performing one trillion floating-point operations per second, making it the fastest computer in the world. The US$55 million computer uses 9072 Intel Pentium Pro processors with 600 GB memory and 2 terabyte disc storage.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- New Edition - I'm Still In Love With You
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- BLACKstreet - No Diggity
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
- R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly
- Keith Sweat - Nobody
- Merril Bainbridge - Mouth
- Ginuwine - Pony
- Barbra Streisand - I Finally Found Someone
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