Wednesday 25 December 1996, Christmas
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Edward Khamidullin .
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton.
Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Really Wild Animals.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Death Tank or FIFA 97.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 December 1996 ?
- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
- Derek Prouse: Writer actor / director (Le Scandale), dies at 74.
- Jon Benet Ramsey: Colo child beauty queen, murdered at 6.
- Rupert John: Governor-General of Grenadines (1970-76), dies.
- JonBenet Ramsey: American homicide victim, one of the most famous and frustrating cases of the '90s.
- Bill Hewitt: Canadian journalist and sportscaster (d. 1996).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- BLACKstreet - No Diggity
- Keith Sweat - Nobody
- Merril Bainbridge - Mouth
- Whitney Houston - I Believe In You And Me
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
- New Edition - I'm Still In Love With You
- Barbra Streisand - I Finally Found Someone
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