Thursday 29 February 1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 29 February 1996 ?
- John Grant: Rear Admiral, dies at age 87.
- Duncan Stuart Wilson: fighter pilot-MacDonald dies at age 83.
- Joe Minogue: Journalist, dies at 72.
- Wes Farrell: Songwriter, dies at 56.
- Shams Pahlavi: Persian princess (Born 1917).
- Ralph Rowe: American baseball player and manager (Born 1924)
- Soyuz TM-23, lands
- In Lumberton, North Carolina, Daniel Green is convicted of the murder of James Jordan, the father of basketball star Michael Jordan.
- Faucett Flight 251 crashes in the Andes, killing 123 people.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- Joan Osborne - One Of Us
- La Bouche - Be My Lover
- George Michael - Jesus To A Child
- Gin Blossoms - Follow You Down
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop)
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 29 February 1996 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?