Thursday 20 June 1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.
In UK Three Lions by Baddiel & Skinner and The Lightning Seeds was in the top 5 hits.
Independence Day, directed by Roland Emmerich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Green Mile, Part 3: Coffey's Hands by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 20 June 1996 ?
- American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
- West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
- Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
- UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
- Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
- Roman Empire ? Festival in honor of Summanus.
- Day of The Royal Victorian Order.
- Lance Stewart: Vine Star.
- Cyrus Villanueva: Pop Singer.
- FaZe Apex: YouTube Star.
- Sam Bennett: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Michael Dal Colle: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Hellevi Rombin Schine: Miss Universe (1955), dies in plane crash at 64.
- Irving Krick: Meteorologist, dies at 89.
- Michel Lebrun: Crime writer, dies at 65.
- Walter Guevara Arze: Provisional President of Bolivia (1979).
- Jim Ellison: American singer-songwriter (Material Issue) (d. 1996).
- Joseph Green: Polish-American actor and director (d. 1996)
- Space Shuttle STS 78 (Columbia 20), launches into space
- Thousands of Megawati Sukarnoputri supporters clash with police in Jakarta.
- The Nintendo 64 video game system is released in Japan.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu is given an official farewell at his retirement service.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Tha Crossroads
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason
- Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- 2 Pac - California Love
- Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen - Theme From Mission Impossible
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- SWV - You're The One
- Alanis Morissette - Ironic
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