Saturday October 05, 1996
US date format: 10/5/1996, UK date format: 5/10/1996
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 5, 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 Andrew Fontenot .
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 19XX: The War Against Destiny or FIFA 97.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 05, 1996?
- Caroline Pierce wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
- Cleveland Indians strike out 23 Baltimore Orioles in 12 inn playoff game
- New York Yankee Bernie Williams switch hits HRs in a post season game
- Yasser Arafat meets with European leaders in preparation for renewed peace talks with Israel.
- Andrew Fontenot: Rapper.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 05, 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 05, 1996
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Aalst - Standard : 1 - 2
- Anderlecht - Lierse : 0 - 0
- Antwerp - Gent : 3 - 1
- Cercle Brugge - Harelbeke : 1 - 2
- Charleroi - Club Brugge : 3 - 0
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bayern Munich - Hamburg : 2 - 1
- Bielefeld - Werder Bremen : 3 - 1
- Duisburg - FC Koln : 3 - 0
- M'gladbach - Munich 1860 : 1 - 0
- Schalke 04 - Karlsruhe : 0 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- F Koln - Essen : 1 - 1
- Lubeck - Hertha : 1 - 4
Division 2Football (France)
- Beauvais - Chateauroux : 0 - 0
- Charleville - Mulhouse : 0 - 1
- Laval - Toulouse : 2 - 1
- Lorient - Epinal : 0 - 0
- Louhans-Cuis. - Red Star 93 : 0 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 05If October 05, 1996 is your birthday you're 23 years, 11 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?