Sunday 23 June 1996
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. 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 Runaway Jury by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 23 June 1996 ?
- J??i (L?go) - Latvia
- Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
- The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- National holiday - Luxembourg
- Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
- Victory Day - Estonia
- Father's Day - Poland
- Andreas George Papandreou: Prime Minister of Greece (1981-89, 93-96), dies at 76.
- Angelo John Novarese: Record company founder, dies at 72.
- Elbert Parr Tuttle: Lawyer / judge, dies at 98.
- Pasqualino de Santis: Cinematographer, dies at 69.
- William Walsh: American attorney, indicted 10/01/1992 on 29 counts of bank fraud and 29 counts of false statements.
- Tartuffe: Born Again closes at Circle in the Square Theater NYC after 29 performances
- Dottie Pepper wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament
- Nintendo 64 goes on sale in Japan
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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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