Friday March 08, 1996
US date format: 3/8/1996, UK date format: 8/3/1996
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 HoodiePanda and Lorna Fitzgerald.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits.
Prisoner of the Mountains, directed by Sergei Bodrov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus by John Gra was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Dana Carvey Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Robotron: 2084 or Soul.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 08, 1996?
- Saint Philemon (d. 305)
- Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
- Catholicism Saint John of God.
- Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
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- The People's Republic of China begins surface-to-surface missile testing and military exercises off Taiwanese coastal areas. The United States government condemns the act as provocation, and the Taiwanese government warns of retaliation.
- China begins surface-to-surface missile testing and military exercises off Taiwanese coastal areas. The United States government condemns the act as provocation, and the Taiwanese government warns of retaliation.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 08, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley - Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)
- Mary J. Blige - Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Joe - All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")
- D'Angelo - Lady
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
- Total - No One Else
- Chantay Savage - I Will Survive
- Xscape Featuring MC Lyte - Can't Hang/Do You Want To
- Faith Evans - Soon As I Get Home
Sport Games on March 08, 1996
- Charlotte Hornets - Orlando Magic : 112 - 117
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Boston Celtics : 96 - 91
- Houston Rockets - Utah Jazz : 89 - 109
- Indiana Pacers - Vancouver Grizzlies : 94 - 80
- Los Angeles Clippers - Washington Bullets : 92 - 89
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Hamburg - Dusseldorf : 4 - 1
- Leverkusen - Stuttgart : 0 - 0
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Hertha - CZ Jena : 2 - 4
- Wattenscheid - Mannheim : 0 - 0
- Waalwijk - PSV Eindhoven : 1 - 3
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 08If March 08, 1996 is your birthday you're 24 years, 6 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 12 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?