Saturday April 06, 1996
US date format: 4/6/1996, UK date format: 6/4/1996
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 6, 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 Miranda May and Summer Reign.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion.
In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits.
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy, directed by Kelly Makin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Intensity by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Dana Carvey Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Eye of Typhoon or Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 06, 1996?
- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
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- Albert Belle shows off his arm by hitting Sports Illustrated photographer Tony Tomsic in the hand prior to a game
- Fighting breaks out in Monrovia, Liberia, between various rebel factions struggling for power in the country's interrupted civil war. Several foreign nationals leave the nation.
- Turkish authorities begin Operation Hawk, a military offensive against rebels from the Kurdish Worker's Party in south-east Turkey.
- Greer Garson: Anglo-American actress who was very...
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 06, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
- Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
- Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows
- R. Kelly - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Alanis Morissette - Ironic
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- Mariah Carey - One Sweet Day
- Coolio - 1,2,3,4 (Sumptin' New)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Joe - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
- Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby
- D'Angelo - Lady
- Chantay Savage - I Will Survive
- Busta Rhymes - Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- LL Cool J - Doin It
- Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans - Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
Sport Games on April 06, 1996
- Charlotte Hornets - Cleveland Cavaliers : 93 - 89
- Los Angeles Clippers - Dallas Mavericks : 96 - 101
- Miami Heat - Indiana Pacers : 95 - 99
- Milwaukee Bucks - New Jersey Nets : 109 - 88
- Minnesota Timberwolves - Golden State Warriors : 106 - 111
Serie AItalian Football
- Cagliari - Piacenza : 0 - 0
- Cremonese - Inter : 2 - 4
- Fiorentina - Padova : 6 - 4
- Milan - Lazio : 0 - 0
- Parma - Napoli : 1 - 0
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Aalst - Germinal : 2 - 0
- Antwerp - Harelbeke : 2 - 3
- Gent - Anderlecht : 1 - 3
- Lierse - Seraing : 4 - 0
- Lommel - Beveren : 2 - 0
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Dortmund - Werder Bremen : 1 - 1
- Freiburg - Dusseldorf : 1 - 1
- Leverkusen - FC Koln : 1 - 2
- Munich 1860 - Hamburg : 5 - 0
- St Pauli - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 1
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