Wednesday 28 February 1996
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bobbe' J Thompson .
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.
On TV people were watching The Mark Thomas Comedy Product.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 2Xtreme or Midway presents Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 1.
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Which were the important events of 28 February 1996 ?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Daniel Chipenda: Angolan politician, dies at age 64.
- 38th Grammy Awards: "Jagged Little Pill" - Alanis Morisette wins.
- Canadian singer Alanis Morissette wins the top honor, Album of the Year award, at the 38th Annual Grammy Awards. She is the youngest person to ever win this award, a record she held until 2010.
- In Lumberton, North Carolina, Daniel Green is convicted of the murder of James Jordan, the father of basketball star Michael Jordan.
- Faucett Flight 251 in route from Lima to Rodriguez Ballon airport crashes into a mountain near Arequipa all 123 people on board are killed.
- At least 81 people drown when a boat capsizes 120 kilometres east of Kampala, Uganda.
- The Bosnian government declares the end of the Siege of Sarajevo.
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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