Wednesday January 10, 1996
US date format: 1/10/1996, UK date format: 10/1/1996
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 10, 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 Curren Caples and Nolan Betts.
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 Contra: Legacy of War or Death Rally.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 10, 1996?
- Margaret Thatcher day in the Falkland Islands
- Israel frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners.
- Jimmy Johnson announced as new coach of Miami Dolphins.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 10, 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 10, 1996
- Cleveland Cavaliers - San Antonio Spurs : 86 - 92
- Denver Nuggets - Vancouver Grizzlies : 91 - 85
- Miami Heat - Portland Trail Blazers : 89 - 90
- New York Knicks - New Jersey Nets : 79 - 92
- Sacramento Kings - Boston Celtics : 104 - 113
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Auxerre - Montpellier : 1 - 0
- Bastia - St Etienne : 0 - 0
- Bordeaux - Guingamp : 2 - 0
- Lille - Cannes : 0 - 2
- Lyon - Lens : 0 - 0
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Stockport - Bradford : 1 - 2
- Swindon - Swansea : 3 - 0
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Hearts - Motherwell : 4 - 0
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?