Monday 22 July 1996
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to You're Makin' Me High by Toni Braxton.
In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits.
Matilda, directed by Danny DeVito, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 July 1996 ?
- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
- Jane Oineza: TV Actress.
- Skyler Gisondo: American actor.
- Tiger Hutchence: British noted family, age four when she was left an orphan by the death of both of her famous parents.
- Richard Day: Canadian-American art director and set decorator (d. 1972).
- Courtney Alexandre Henriques Laws: Community leader, dies at 65.
- Leon Shenandoah: Native American leader, dies at 81.
- Peter Ludwig: Businessman / art collector, dies at 71.
- Robert Collins: Keyboard player, dies at 33.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- 2 Pac - How Do U Want It
- Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- Alanis Morissette - You Learn
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- R. Kelly - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Tha Crossroads
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