Tuesday 30 April 1996
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dillyn Troy and Luke Friend.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey.
In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits.
The Craft, directed by Andrew Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Beast From the East by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cañaveral de pasiones.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse or Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 April 1996 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
- LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
- Saint Eutropius
- Saint Maximus, 3rd century martyr
- Saint Marianus and James, martyrs in Numidia in 259
- Scandinavia - The arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night.
- Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo
- Roman Empire - third day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Blessed Hildegard
- Blessed Radolf of Affligem
- Blessed Rosemonde
- Vietnam - Liberation Day.
- Bealtaine Eve (From either Irish Bealtaine or Scottish Gaelic). Originally a Celtic Druid holiday.
- Saint Suitbert the Younger (d. 807)
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- Buried Child, opens at Atkinson Theater NYC for 77 performances
- Dutch / Itallian Beppo-SAX launches from Cape Canaveral
- Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Grand Rapids MI on WKLQ 94.5 FM
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- Alanis Morissette - Ironic
- 1,2,3,4 (Sumptin' New) - Coolio
- SWV - You're The One
- R. Kelly - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Whitney Houston - Count On Me
- Busta Rhymes - Woo-Hah! Got You All In Check
- Gin Blossoms - Follow You Down
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