Monday 1 April 1996
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Savannah Latimer .
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion.
In UK Firestarter by The Prodigy was in the top 5 hits.
Primal Fear, directed by Gregory Hoblit, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Absolute Power by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Profit.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fantasy General or Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Waleric
- Saint Hugh of Grenoble
- Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
- India - Start of financial year.
- Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
- Japan - The official start of school years in most universities and schools. Also, the official First Day of Work at companies and offices for new university graduates hires, marked by welcoming ceremonies and speeches.
- April 1 is known as April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day in many countries.
- Roman Empire - Veneralia celebrated to honor Venus.
- In San Marino, two Captains Regent, elected by Parliament, take office for six months.
- Last day of the Assyrian New Year Celebration
- Saint Jacoba
- International Day of the Birds.
- In England and Wales, local government reorganisations traditionally happen on April 1.
- Brielle celebrates victory of 1572 over Spaniards.
- Pigasus Award announcement.
- Mario Viegas: Actor (The Jew, Divine Comedy), dies at 47.
- Alfredo Nobre Coast: Prime Minister of Portugal (1978), dies.
- John Alwyne Kitching: zoologist, dies at age 87.
- John McSheery dies of heart attack while umpiring a game: at age 51.
- Edwin H "Buddy" Morris: music publisher, dies at age 89.
- Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Boston MA on WBCN 104.1 FM (morn)
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- R. Kelly - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Alanis Morissette - Ironic
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- 1,2,3,4 (Sumptin' New) - Coolio
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Sport Games on 1 April 1996
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Bochum - Zwickau : 3 - 0
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Celtic - Aberdeen : 5 - 0
Ethniki KatigoriaFootball (Greece)
- Apollon - Iraklis : 2 - 1
- Aris - Larisa : 6 - 0
- Ethnikos - OFI : 2 - 3
- Kalamata - Olympiakos : 3 - 0
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