Sunday 29 December 1996
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include TCTNGaming and Dylan Minnette.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton.
Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Airframe by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Really Wild Animals.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Robotron: 2084 or Bluppo.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 December 1996 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:29 December
- Alma Birk: Journalist / politician, dies at 77.
- Peggy (Margaret McCrorie) Herbison: Politician, dies at 89.
- Willaim Brown: British TV executive, dies at 67.
- Daniel Raphaeautl Mayer: journalist/resistance leader, dies at age 86.
- Oswald Szemerenyi: philologist, dies at age 83.
- William Thomas Pennar Davies: poet author/theologian, dies at age 85.
- Robert Morris: American artist, sculptor, painter in the minimalist style. Among his works is the Robert Morris Observatory in the Netherlands in which he marked the solstices and equinoxes.
- Mireille Hartuch: French singer-songwriter and actress (d. 1996)
- Dreams & Nightmares closes at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
- Skylight closes at Royale Theater NYC after
- Taking Sides closes at Atkinson Theater, New York City
- In the Indian state of Assam, a passenger train is bombed by Bodo separatists, killing 26.
- Proposed budget cuts by Benjamin Netanyahu spark protests from 250,000 workers, who shut down services across Israel.
- The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway is merged with the Burlington Northern Railroad to form the BNSF Railway, making it one of the largest railroad mergers in U.S. history.
- The Hacienda in Las Vegas is imploded to make way for the Mandalay Bay.
- The General Motors EV1, the first production electric car of the modern era is launched and becomes available for lease.
- The invasive species Asian long-horned beetle is found in New York.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- BLACKstreet - No Diggity
- Keith Sweat - Nobody
- Merril Bainbridge - Mouth
- Whitney Houston - I Believe In You And Me
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
- New Edition - I'm Still In Love With You
- Barbra Streisand - I Finally Found Someone
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