Thursday February 08, 1996
US date format: 2/8/1996, UK date format: 8/2/1996
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 8, 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 Semih Varol and Shereen Jenkins.
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 Cheesy or BurningMUD.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 08, 1996?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
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- The massive Internet collaboration ''24 Hours in Cyberspace'' takes place.
- The U.S. Congress passes the Communications Decency Act.
- The Telecommunications Act of 1996 was signed into law by U.S. President Bill Clinton, deregulating access to the telecommunications and broadcasting market, including the dissemination of media by internet. The bill was the first to be signed in cyberspace.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 08, 1996?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
Sport Games on February 08, 1996
- Los Angeles Clippers - Denver Nuggets : 95 - 115
- New Jersey Nets - Phoenix Suns : 102 - 107
- Sacramento Kings - Charlotte Hornets : 105 - 115
- Utah Jazz - Dallas Mavericks : 133 - 136
- Washington Bullets - Atlanta Hawks : 92 - 98
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Belenenses - Campomaior : 3 - 1
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 08, 1996?
On February 08, 1996 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is February 08, 1996?
On February 08, 1996 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on February 08, 1996?
On February 08, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 08, 1996?
On February 08, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on February 08, 1996?
On February 08, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 08, 1996?
On February 08, 1996 several famous people were born including, Semih Varol, Shereen Jenkins.
Which famous people died on February 08, 1996?
Famous people died on February 08, 1996 include, John Hartford Worlock, Mercer Kennedy Ellington, Del Ennis.
What was the number one song in February 08, 1996?
The number one song in the week of February 08, 1996 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Spaceman by Babylon Zoo in UK.
What were the top hits on February 08, 1996?
The top hits on February 08, 1996 were One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, Exhale (Shoop Shoop) by Whitney Houston, Missing by Everything But The Girl in US and Spaceman by Babylon Zoo, Anything by 3T, Slight Return by The Bluetones in UK.