Saturday 27 January 1996
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits.
From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Rainmaker by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
- Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
- Denmark ? Auschwitzdag (Auschwitz Day; commemoration day for the victims of the Holocaust and other genocide).
- Serbia ? St. Sava Day.
- United Kingdom ? Holocaust Memorial Day.
- Squeezie : YouTube Star.
- Ledger Gibbs: YouTube Star.
- Braeden Lemasters: Movie Actor.
- Lil Flash: Rapper.
- Julian Hill: research chemist, dies at age 91.
- Olga Havlova: political activist, dies at age 63.
- Ralph Yarborough: American colonel and politician (d. 1996).
- John Patrick Sutton Ludlow: Actor (Agatha), dies at 93.
- Ralph Webster Yarborough: Politician, dies at 92.
- Barbara Skelton: English memoirist, novelist and socialite.
- 15 day old siamese twins separated-Sarah Morales survives, Sarahi dies
- Monica Seles beats Anke Huber to win Australian Open
- 70th Australian Open Women's Tennis: Monica Seles beats Anke Huber (6-4, 6-1).
- Catherine Roskam becomes the first New York female Episcopal bishop.
- In a military coup Colonel Ibrahim Bare Mainassara deposes the first democratically elected president of Niger, Mahamane Ousmane.
- Germany first observes International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
- President Jacques Chirac announces a ampquotdefinitive endampquot to French nuclear testing.
- Fire destroys La Fenice, Venice's opera house.
- Imia-Kardak crisis: A Greek flag is hoisted on a small rocky island named Imia (Greek) / Kardak (Turkish).
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