Thursday 8 August 1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vince Kowalski .
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio.
In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits.
Matilda, directed by Danny DeVito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while How to Kill a Monster by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Leaving Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Persona or Spider-Man Web of Fire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1996 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High
- 2 Pac - How Do U Want It
- Keith Sweat - Twisted
- Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason
- Eric Clapton - Change The World
- R. Kelly - I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
- Quad City DJ's - C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)
- Alanis Morissette - You Learn
- LL Cool J - Loungin'
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