Tuesday 30 January 1996
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits.
From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Rainmaker by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 January 1996 ?
Famous Birthdays:30 January
- Gino Gallagher, the suspected leader of the Irish National Liberation Army, is killed while waiting in line for his unemployment benefit.
- February 5 ampndash Sarah Balabagan is caned in the United Arab Emirates.
- Central Bank bombing: an explosives-filled truck rams into the gates of the Central Bank in Colombo, Sri Lanka, killing at least 86 and injuring 1,400.
- An explosion in Shaoyang, China kills 122 and injures over 400 when 10 tons of dynamite in an illegal explosives warehouse underneath an apartment building detonate.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop)
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- Joan Osborne - One Of Us
- LL Cool J - Hey Lover
- Goo Goo Dolls - Name
- Deep Blue Something - Breakfast At Tiffany's
- La Bouche - Be My Lover
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
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