Monday 11 November 1996, Veteran's Day
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alycia Tyre and Tye Sheridan.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to No Diggity by BLACKstreet.
In UK Say You'll Be There by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits.
101 Dalmatians, directed by Stephen Herek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996
while The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pop-Up Video.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blast Chamber or Deus.
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Which were the important events of 11 November 1996 ?
- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
- Poland - Independence Day (1918)
- R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours
- Angola - Independence Day (1975)
- Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries
- Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")
- South Korea - Pepero Day
Famous Birthdays:11 November
- Helen Rosenthal: Teacher / health administrator, dies at 47.
- Braves John Smoltz wins NL Cy Young Award
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1996 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- BLACKstreet - No Diggity
- Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back To Me Now
- Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
- Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
- Donna Lewis - I Love You Always Forever
- Merril Bainbridge - Mouth
- Keith Sweat - Nobody
- Ginuwine - Pony
- No Mercy - Where Do You Go
- Babyface - This Is For The Lover In You
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