Wednesday 28 August 1996
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Josiah Duggar .
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.
On TV people were watching Bailey Kipper's P.O.V..
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood & Magic or Catfight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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.
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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