Monday January 08, 1996
US date format: 1/8/1996, UK date format: 8/1/1996
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Abigail Voska and Nick Cincotta.
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.
From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Copycat.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chex Quest or Dragon Force.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 08, 1996?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Blizzard buries eastern US causing at least 50 deaths
- An Antonov 32 cargo turboprop powered plane crashes into the central market in Kinshasa, Zaire killing more than 350 people.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 08, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men - One Sweet Day
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
- LL Cool J - Hey Lover
- Faith Evans - Soon As I Get Home
- Kris Kross - Tonite's Tha Night
- R. Kelly - You Remind Me Of Something
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Jodeci - Love U 4 Life
- TLC - Diggin' On You
Sport Games on January 08, 1996
- Miami Heat - Utah Jazz : 92 - 94
- Washington Bullets - Cleveland Cavaliers : 91 - 109
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Hibernian - Aberdeen : 1 - 2
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?