Saturday 23 March 1996
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Josef Elzein and Jakob Elzein.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion.
In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits.
Ghost in the Shell, directed by Mamoru Oshii, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Primary Colors by Anonymous (aka Joe Klein) was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tell It Like It Is.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chaos Seed or Dark Sun Online: Crimson Sands.
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Which were the important events of 23 March 1996 ?
- Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
- Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
- Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
- Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
- Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo (died 1606)
- Saint Ethelwald
- Saint Victorian
- Roman Empire - The fifth and final day of Quinquatria, held in honor of Minerva.
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- Taiwan holds its first direct elections and chooses Lee Teng-hui as President.
- Islamists clash with security forces in Kashmir, killing 11.
- The devastating Marcopper mining disaster on the island of Marinduque, Philippines takes place.
- An 81-day long standoff begins between antigovernment Freemen and federal officers in Jordan, Montana.
- The 68th Academy Awards, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, are held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California with ''Braveheart'' winning Best Picture.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- R. Kelly - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Alanis Morissette - Ironic
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- Gin Blossoms - Follow You Down
- Joan Osborne - One Of Us
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