Wednesday 28 August 1996
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio.
In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits.
Sling Blade, directed by Billy Bob Thornton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Green Mile, Part 5: Night Journey by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1996 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Liam Botham takes 5-67 on 1st-class debut Hants vs. Middlesex
- Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales divorce.
- U.S. President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore are renominated at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
- A Russian Tupolev 154 jetliner crashes into a mountain as it approaches the airport at Spitsbergen, Norway, killing all 141 people on board.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Donna Lewis - I Love You Always Forever
- New Edition - Hit Me Off
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- LL Cool J - Loungin'
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- R. Kelly - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
- Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason
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