Thursday February 01, 1996
US date format: 2/1/1996, UK date format: 1/2/1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 1, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Rahart Adams and Doyoung .
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.
Beautiful Girls, directed by Ted Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Shock Wave by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Marisol.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 9: The Last Resort or Fragile Allegiance.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 01, 1996?
- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
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- The Communications Decency Act is passed by the U.S. Congress.
- Clive Burton: neuropathologist, dies at age 54.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 01, 1996?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
- Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men - One Sweet Day
- Faith Evans - Soon As I Get Home
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Kris Kross - Tonite's Tha Night
- LL Cool J - Hey Lover
- Jodeci - Love U 4 Life
- Total - No One Else
Sport Games on February 01, 1996
- Chicago Bulls - Sacramento Kings : 105 - 85
- Denver Nuggets - Milwaukee Bucks : 102 - 108
- Houston Rockets - Charlotte Hornets : 116 - 111
- Indiana Pacers - Detroit Pistons : 70 - 87
- Orlando Magic - New York Knicks : 102 - 110
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 01If February 01, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 8 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months.
What news were making the headlines those days in February 1996?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 01, 1996?
On February 01, 1996 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is February 01, 1996?
On February 01, 1996 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on February 01, 1996?
On February 01, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 01, 1996?
On February 01, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on February 01, 1996?
On February 01, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 01, 1996?
On February 01, 1996 several famous people were born including, Rahart Adams, Doyoung , Roma Acorn.
Which famous people died on February 01, 1996?
Famous people died on February 01, 1996 include, Clive Burton.
What was the number one song in February 01, 1996?
The number one song in the week of February 01, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Spaceman by Babylon Zoo in UK.
What were the top hits on February 01, 1996?
The top hits on February 01, 1996 were One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, Exhale (Shoop Shoop) by Whitney Houston, Missing by Everything But The Girl in US and Spaceman by Babylon Zoo, Anything by 3T, Slight Return by The Bluetones in UK.