Tuesday February 06, 1996
US date format: 2/6/1996, UK date format: 6/2/1996
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 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 Rickey Thompson and Dalton Rapattoni.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits.
Carnal Knowledge, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Cove was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Marisol.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Die Hard Arcade or Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 06, 1996?
- Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
- Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
- Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
- Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
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- Heidi Fleiss scheduled to begin her 7 year jail sentence
- Flooding in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, United States, causes over US$500 million in property damage throughout the Pacific Northwest.
- Birgenair Flight 301, on an unauthorised charter flight from the Caribbean to Germany, crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the Dominican Republic, killing all 189 passengers and crew.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 06, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
- Faith Evans - Soon As I Get Home
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men - One Sweet Day
- Kris Kross - Tonite's Tha Night
- Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Jodeci - Love U 4 Life
- Total - No One Else
- LL Cool J - Hey Lover
Sport Games on February 06, 1996
- Boston Celtics - Cleveland Cavaliers : 73 - 91
- Chicago Bulls - Phoenix Suns : 96 - 106
- Dallas Mavericks - Milwaukee Bucks : 111 - 114
- Houston Rockets - Seattle SuperSonics : 94 - 99
- Los Angeles Lakers - Denver Nuggets : 99 - 78
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Lens - Lille : 1 - 1
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Swansea - Stockport : 0 - 3
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Colchester - Scarborough : 1 - 1
- Torquay - Barnet : 1 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 06If February 06, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 7 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 15 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in February 1996?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?