Thursday January 04, 1996
US date format: 1/4/1996, UK date format: 4/1/1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 4, 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 Jade Jones and Jade Jones.
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 Bogey Dead 6 or The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 04, 1996?
- Spaghetti Day
- Ogoni Day
- The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
- Father opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 52 performances
- Hosni Mubarak, the President of Egypt, appoints a new government in response to accusations of corruption in the parliamentary elections; which were held the previous year, in late-1995.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 04, 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 04, 1996
- Chicago Bulls - Charlotte Hornets : 117 - 93
- Dallas Mavericks - Washington Bullets : 100 - 112
- Denver Nuggets - Sacramento Kings : 96 - 126
- Minnesota Timberwolves - Phoenix Suns : 98 - 93
- New Jersey Nets - New York Knicks : 93 - 105
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Barcelona - Espanol : 2 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 04If January 04, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 8 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 11 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?