Wednesday December 11, 1996
US date format: 12/11/1996, UK date format: 11/12/1996
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 11, 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 Hailee Steinfeld and Jack Griffo.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton.
Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Soul'S Code by James Hillman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Out of Sight.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deadlock: Planetary Conquest or Casual Romance Club.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 11, 1996?
- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- Tung Chee Hwa is appointed to become the new leader of Hong Kong after it reverts to Chinese rule in 1997.
- East Timor's Nobel Peace Prize winners, Bishop Carlos Belo and Jose Ramos-Horta, challenge Indonesia to release political prisoners.
- The Israeli Government authorises the construction of 130 houses for Jewish settlers in the heart of Arab East Jerusalem and Palestinian officials call if "extreme provocation".
- NATO ministers condemn the Serbian Government for cancelling local elections while Opposition MPs in Serbia boycott the Parliament and leave the chamber half-empty. Tens of thousands of protesters take to the streets for the 23rd day.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 11, 1996?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage - Nobody
- Ginuwine - Pony
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre) - No Diggity
- En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
- Mint Condition - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
- New Edition - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
- R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam")
- Montell Jordan - Falling
- Babyface Featuring LL Cool J, Howard Hewett, Jody Watley & Jeffrey Daniels - This Is For The Lover In You
Top #1 Latin songs
- Enrique Iglesias - Trapecista
Sport Games on December 11, 1996
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Washington Bullets : 95 - 106
- Denver Nuggets - Charlotte Hornets : 97 - 101
- Indiana Pacers - Los Angeles Lakers : 76 - 79
- Miami Heat - Philadelphia 76ers : 84 - 79
- Minnesota Timberwolves - Chicago Bulls : 86 - 103
Serie AItalian Football
- Udinese - Juventus : 1 - 4
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Airdrie - Clydebank : 3 - 1
- East Fife - Morton : 0 - 3
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Dunfermline - Hibernian : 2 - 1
- Hearts - Aberdeen : 1 - 2
- Motherwell - Raith Rvs : 0 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 11If December 11, 1996 is your birthday you're 23 years, 9 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 10 days.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 11, 1996?
On December 11, 1996 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is December 11, 1996?
On December 11, 1996 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 11, 1996?
On December 11, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 11, 1996?
On December 11, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 11, 1996?
On December 11, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 11, 1996?
On December 11, 1996 several famous people were born including, Hailee Steinfeld, Jack Griffo.
Which famous people died on December 11, 1996?
Famous people died on December 11, 1996 include, Robert Bromston Thesiger Daniell, Willie Rushton, W G G Duncan-Smith.
What was the number one song in December 11, 1996?
The number one song in the week of December 11, 1996 was Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton in US and Breathe by The Prodigy in UK.
What were the top hits on December 11, 1996?
The top hits on December 11, 1996 were Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton, No Diggity by BLACKstreet, Nobody by Keith Sweat in US and Breathe by The Prodigy, One And One by Robert Miles featuring Maria Nayler in UK.