Wednesday 1 May 1996
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sydney Imbeau and William Nylander.
In that special week of May 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 Green Mile, Part 1: The Two Dead Girls by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cañaveral de pasiones.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ace Ventura: The CD-Rom Game or Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 May 1996 ?
- Saint James the Less.
- Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
- Saint Florine
- Saint Augustin Schoeffer
- Saint Theodulf.
- Saint Andeol.
- Czech Republic - "National Love Day" ? couples tend to flock to the memorial of the poet Karel Hynek M�cha in Prague and kiss.
- Festival of Matsu in Taiwan and various locales along the southern coast of China (2005).
- Malta - L-Ewwel ta Mejju, Malta, Jum il-haddiem (Worker's Day).
- United States - Law Day, U.S.A., Loyalty Day.
- Roman Empire - fourth and last day of the Floralia in honour of Flora.
- Roman Empire - all-female festival in honour of Bona Dea.
- Saint Joseph the Worker (also known as Saint Joseph's Day).
- Maharashtra Divas (Maharashtra Day) in the state of Maharastra, India. On May 1, 1960, Maharashtra came into existence when Bombay State was split into the new linguistic states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
- Beltane, L� Bealtaine, the first day of Summer in modern Ireland was celebrated by the Celts, and is now also celebrated by Neopagans and Wiccans.
- May crowning - Unofficial ritual ceremony usually happening in the Roman Catholic Church.
- Lei Day - Hawaiian holiday for the Lei.
- Saint Jeremiah.
- May Day, Labour Day, Workers' Day, Day of the International Solidarity of Workers.
- Italy - national holiday (Giorno dei Lavoratori).
Famous Birthdays:01 May
- Ideal Husband opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 308 performances
- Gerald Williams is first New York Yankees' player since 1934 to get six hits in a game.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 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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Sport Games on 1 May 1996
- Chicago Bulls - Miami Heat : 112 - 91
- Cleveland Cavaliers - New York Knicks : 76 - 81
- San Antonio Spurs - Phoenix Suns : 93 - 94
- Utah Jazz - Portland Trail Blazers : 90 - 98
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Dusseldorf - St Pauli : 2 - 0
- FC Koln - Ein Frankfurt : 3 - 0
- Hamburg - M'gladbach : 2 - 1
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Ipswich - Huddersfield : 2 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Arsenal - Liverpool : 0 - 0
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