Monday 26 February 1996
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits.
Bottle Rocket, directed by Wes Anderson, 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.
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1996 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
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- Silicon Graphics makes a cash tender offer of US$30 per share for 75 percent of Cray Research stock, for a total cost of US$576 million. The merger is expected to be completed by June.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- La Bouche - Be My Lover
- George Michael - Jesus To A Child
- Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop)
- Joan Osborne - One Of Us
- Gin Blossoms - Follow You Down
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