Wednesday January 03, 1996
US date format: 1/3/1996, UK date format: 3/1/1996
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 3, 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 Xycron and Jessica Marble.
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.
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, directed by Paris Barclay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Copycat.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Complete Onside Soccer or Afterlife.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 03, 1996?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
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- Motorola introduces the Motorola StarTAC Wearable Cellular Telephone, the world's smallest and lightest mobile phone at that time.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 03, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #11 songs in the UK
- Michael Jackson - Earth Song
- Boyzone - Father And Son
- The Prodigy - Breathe
- George Michael - Jesus To A Child
- Baby D - So Pure
- Robert Miles featuring Maria Nayler - One And One
- Dunblane - Knockin' On Heaven's Door / Throw These Guns Away
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- Boyzone - A Different Beat
- Babylon Zoo - Spaceman
- Oasis - Wonderwall
Sport Games on January 03, 1996
- Detroit Pistons - Milwaukee Bucks : 82 - 96
- Houston Rockets - Chicago Bulls : 86 - 100
- Indiana Pacers - Los Angeles Clippers : 110 - 94
- Philadelphia 76ers - Golden State Warriors : 111 - 122
- Portland Trail Blazers - Boston Celtics : 114 - 110
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Albacete - Sociedad : 3 - 5
- Ath Bilbao - Zaragoza : 1 - 0
- Betis - Celta : 0 - 3
- Compostela - Sp Gijon : 1 - 0
- Oviedo - La Coruna : 0 - 2
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Montpellier - Metz : 1 - 2
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Celtic - Rangers : 0 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 03If January 03, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 8 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 10 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in January 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?