Friday 19 July 1996
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Oh Ha-young and Ryan Blystone.
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.
Kingpin, directed by Bobby Farrelly, 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 Discworld II: Missing Presumed...!? or Dungeons & Dragons Shadow over Mystara.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 July 1996 ?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
- St. Symmachus
- St. Machrina
- St. Arsenius
- Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
- Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
- Myanmar - Martyr's Day
- Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
- Roman festivals - Lucaria
Famous Birthdays:19 July
- David Lancaster Nicolson: Businessman / politician, dies at 73.
- Emmanual Tettey Mensah: Musician, dies at 77.
- Lawrence Martin Jenco: Priest, dies at 61.
- Mervyn Hugh Cowie: Wildlife conservationist, dies at 87.
- Owen Tudor Williams: Civil Engineer, dies at 79.
- Pran Nath Chhuttani: Physician / teacher, dies at 81
- Ireland beats Netherlands in 1st European Championship Final
- Jason Gallian scores 312 in 683 minutes for Lancashire vs. Derbyshire
- (to August 4) Games of the XXVI Olympiad are held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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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