Wednesday 24 April 1996
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion.
In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits.
James and the Giant Peach, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Green Mile, Part 1: The Two Dead Girls by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cañaveral de pasiones.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beggar Prince or Ganbare Goemon: Uchū Kaizoku Akogingu.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 April 1996 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
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- Jack-Night on Town with John Barrymore opens at Belasco for 12 performances
- 31st Academy of Country Music Awards: Shania Twain wins.
- Highest scoring baseball game in 17 years - Minnesota Twins 24, Detroit Tigers 11.
- At the urging of Yasser Arafat, the Palestine Liberation Organization drops its clause calling for the removal of Israel. The Israeli government responds by dropping a similar clause concerning the existence of Palestine.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Alanis Morissette - Ironic
- 1,2,3,4 (Sumptin' New) - Coolio
- R. Kelly - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- SWV - You're The One
- Busta Rhymes - Woo-Hah! Got You All In Check
- Whitney Houston - Count On Me
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
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