Sunday January 07, 1996, Orthodox Christmas

US date format: 1/7/1996, UK date format: 7/1/1996

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 7, 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 Marina Nery and Fu Yuanhui. 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 Midway presents Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 1 or Eradicator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
  • Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
  • European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.

Events

  • Crazy after You closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 1622 performances
  • 16th United Negro College Fund raises $12,600,000
  • One of the worst blizzards in American history hits the eastern states, killing more than 100 people.
  • One of the worst blizzards in American history hits the eastern states, killing more than 150 people. Philadelphia receives a record 30.7 inches (78 cm) of snow, New York City's public schools close for the first time in eighteen years and the federal government in Washington, D.C. is closed for days.

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Movies

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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Directed by: Paris Barclay

Starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Tracey Cherelle Jones

Country: United States of America

Cadillac Ranch

Cadillac Ranch

Directed by: Lisa Gottlieb

Starring: Jim Metzler, Joe Stevens, Bill Wise, Ashley Coe

Bio-Dome

Bio-Dome

Directed by: Jason Bloom

Starring: Pauly Shore, Stephen Baldwin, William Atherton, Denise Dowse

Playback

Playback

Directed by: Oley Sassone

Starring: George Hamilton, Tawny Kitaen, Shannon Whirry, Harry Dean Stanton

Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud

Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Emmanuelle Béart, Michel Serrault, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Claire Nadeau

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 07, 1996?
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Sport Games on January 07, 1996

Sport Games on January 07, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Dallas Mavericks - Boston Celtics : 117 - 96
  • Denver Nuggets - Los Angeles Lakers : 96 - 93
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Vancouver Grizzlies : 101 - 93
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Portland Trail Blazers : 97 - 113
See all Basketball game results of January 07, 1996

NFL

American Football
  • Indianapolis Colts - Kansas City Chiefs : 10 - 7
  • Philadelphia Eagles - Dallas Cowboys : 11 - 30
See all American Football game results of January 07, 1996

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Juventus : 0 - 1
  • Bari - Inter : 4 - 1
  • Cagliari - Padova : 0 - 1
  • Milan - Sampdoria : 3 - 0
  • Napoli - Lazio : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of January 07, 1996

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Barcelona : 1 - 0
  • Espanol - Valencia : 2 - 0
  • La Coruna - Betis : 0 - 0
  • Merida - Real Madrid : 2 - 2
  • Santander - Albacete : 5 - 5
See all Football game results of January 07, 1996

TV Series

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Copycat

Copycat

Directed by: Jon Amiel

Kicking & Screaming

Kicking & Screaming

Directed by: nbcu

Goosebumps

Goosebumps

Directed by: Rob Letterman

Shooting Gallery

Shooting Gallery

Directed by: Keoni Waxman

The Thin Blue Line

The Thin Blue Line

Directed by: Errol Morris

Days to next January 07

If January 07, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 8 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice

Memnoch the Devil

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"STARTLING . . . FIENDISH . . . MEMNOCH'S TALE IS COMPELLING."--New York Daily News"Like Interview with the Vampire, Memnoch has a half-maddened, fever-pitch intensity. .

The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans

The Christmas Box

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A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since

Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark

Silent Night

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In New York with his mother and brother to be with their father, who is undergoing treatment at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, a young boy watches a woman steal his mother's wallet and ventures into the city's dangerous subway system …

Coming Home by Rosamunde Pilcher

Coming Home

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Against the backdrop of an elegant Cornwall mansion before World War II and a vast continent-spanning canvas during the turbulent war years, this involving story tells of an extraordinary young woman's coming of age, coming to grips with love and …

The Runaway Jury by John Grisham

The Runaway Jury

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dinosaur Safari

Dinosaur Safari

Platform: Mac Microsoft Windows

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Mindscape

Age of Sail

Age of Sail

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: TalonSoft

Midway presents Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 1

Midway presents Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 1

Platform: PlayStation Sega Saturn Super Nintendo

Genre: Compilation (various)

Publisher: Midway Games

Bad Mojo

Bad Mojo

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

Eradicator

Eradicator

Platform: MS-DOS (Windows, OS X and Linux through Dosbox)

Genre: Shooter (first and third-person)

Publisher: Accolade Inc.


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