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..
Which were the important events of January 07, 1996?
- 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.
- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 07, 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 07, 1996
- 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
- Indianapolis Colts - Kansas City Chiefs : 10 - 7
- Philadelphia Eagles - Dallas Cowboys : 11 - 30
Serie AItalian Football
- Atalanta - Juventus : 0 - 1
- Bari - Inter : 4 - 1
- Cagliari - Padova : 0 - 1
- Milan - Sampdoria : 3 - 0
- Napoli - Lazio : 1 - 0
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Celta - Barcelona : 1 - 0
- Espanol - Valencia : 2 - 0
- La Coruna - Betis : 0 - 0
- Merida - Real Madrid : 2 - 2
- Santander - Albacete : 5 - 5
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 07If 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.
What news were making the headlines those days in January 1996?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?