Wednesday October 02, 1996
US date format: 10/2/1996, UK date format: 2/10/1996
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 2, 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 Scott Helman and GoGreenGirl .
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio.
In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits.
The Ghost and the Darkness, directed by Stephen Hopkins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Legend by Jude Deveraux was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Two Fat Ladies.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fluid (video game) or Radical Dreamers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 02, 1996?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- 30th Country Music Association Award: Brooks and Dunn win
- The Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments are signed by U.S. President Bill Clinton.
- Aeroperu Flight 603, a Boeing 757, crashes into the Pacific Ocean shortly after takeoff from Lima, Peru, killing 70.
- Paula Yates begins to her battle with former husband Bob Geldof over custody of their three children.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 02, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Donna Lewis - I Love You Always Forever
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- No Mercy - Where Do You Go
- LL Cool J - Loungin'
- 2 Pac - How Do U Want It
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Aaliyah - If Your Girl Only Knew
- Az Yet - Last Night (From "The Nutty Professor")
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- 112 Featuring The Notorious B.I.G. - Only You
- 2Pac Featuring K-Ci And JoJo - How Do U Want It/California Love
- Luther Vandross - Your Secret Love
- SWV - Use Your Heart
- Dru Hill - Tell Me (From "Eddie")
- Maxwell - Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder)
- Mint Condition - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
Sport Games on October 02, 1996
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ath Bilbao - Sociedad : 1 - 3
- Barcelona - Tenerife : 1 - 1
- Celta - Oviedo : 3 - 1
- Extremadura - Santander : 1 - 2
- Hercules - Betis : 0 - 1
Division 2Football (France)
- Amiens - Valence : 2 - 2
- Chateauroux - Laval : 4 - 1
- Epinal - Beauvais : 2 - 0
- Gueugnon - Perpignan : 3 - 1
- Le Mans - St Etienne : 2 - 0
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Auxerre - Monaco : 2 - 0
- Bastia - Nantes : 0 - 0
- Bordeaux - Strasbourg : 1 - 2
- Lille - Caen : 1 - 0
- Lyon - Paris SG : 1 - 1
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Bradford - Swindon : 2 - 1
- QPR - Port Vale : 1 - 2
- Wolves - Bolton : 1 - 2
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Days to next October 02If October 02, 1996 is your birthday you're 23 years, 11 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?